• FCC explores using drones for disaster communication – The Virginian-Pilot

    The FCC launched a proceeding Thursday to explore whether communications can be restored after natural disasters or emergencies by putting specially equipped drones or other aircraft in the air. While the commission action sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture in Emergency Communications has the ability to temporarily restore critical communications — including emergency response and 911 calling — when land-based services are knocked out. Read the full article.

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