Hacking the DSMx Drone RC protocol

  • Cyrille Morin INSA Lyon
  • Leonardo S. Cardoso INSA Lyon


We present a decoder for a proprietary drone radio-control protocol, DSMx, implemented in GNU-Radio. This decoder is able to detect a transmission, decode transmitted data, find and follow the corresponding frequency jump sequence and identify the emitter by its manufacturing ID.

How to Cite
MORIN, Cyrille; CARDOSO, Leonardo S.. Hacking the DSMx Drone RC protocol. Proceedings of the GNU Radio Conference, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, jan. 2021. Available at: <https://pubs.gnuradio.org/index.php/grcon/article/view/97>. Date accessed: 19 june 2021.