MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law.
The incident reflects how evolving rules are sometimes unclear or not yet widely known in the relatively new space of drone flying.READ MORE: Miami Beach Ordinance Seeks To Roll Back Alcohol Sales In Entertainment District
Police had invited a company to demonstrate technology to jam drone signals above the popular festival in March. The FAA said Friday that after seeing reports at the time, the agency told police this likely was against federal law and the jamming was shut down.READ MORE: Miami Gardens Opens New Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site
The festival has long drawn complaints over noise and traffic and has announced plans to relocate to another South Florida location after a 21-year run in Miami.MORE NEWS: South Florida Bride, Groom Crashers At Own Fort Lauderdale Mansion Wedding
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