Drone Remote Controller

One of our clients was looking to build a wireless, battery-powered, video-enabled remote controller for an unmanned aerial vehicle. Nuvation built a control radio module that was mounted in both the drone and its controller to establish and maintain the radio link between them.

Drone Remote Controller

Design Features:

  • Texas Instruments CC1120 RF transceiver chip
  • Texas Instruments CC1190 RF front-end chip
  • ST Microelectronics STM32 microcontroller
  • Supports ISM bands between 850 MHz and 950 MHz
  • Frequency-hopping, message queuing, and retransmission
  • Point-to-point and broadcast operation
  • Secure pairing between the controller and UAV
  • Control and telemetry data communications