RF Communications for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Selecting the Best RF Filter for Unmanned Systems Applications

By Mike Ball / 23 Jul 2018

NuWaves RF filterNuWaves Engineering, a leading developer of Radio Frequency (RF) solutions, has released an article outlining how to select the best RF filter for particular applications, such as communications systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other unmanned systems.

Read the article on NuWaves’ website

The article gives details of:

  • Key parameters to consider that will affect the choice of RF filter, such as frequency ranges, signal power level, attenuation and rejection, physical size limitations, and cost
  • The advantages and disadvantages of NuWaves’ three major filter design categories: cavity, microstrip or stripline, and lumped element

RF filtering is a key component of any unmanned vehicle communications system to eliminate interference and out-of-band emissions. To find out more, read the full article on NuWaves’ website.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact