Drone activity in the english channel?

I wasn’t sleeping and went on one of the flight tracking services. There’s activity tonight off the Kent coast by what looks like an drone with ID. Gtekv. At about 500 to 600 feet ASL and 40 knots. It’s Operating from Lydd Airport and been up two or three hours. Perhaps watching for illegal immigrants or drug smugglers. Follows quite a precise pattern up and down. I think a NOTAM has been issued but iPhone doesn’t give me the easiest way of seeing

I looked on the NOTAM map just now on my desktop and this is in force for Dover:
RESTRICTED AREA (TEMPORARY) APPLICABLE TO UNMANNED ACFT ONLY AT
THE PORT OF DOVER, KENT. RESTRICTION OF FLYING REGULATIONS MADE UNDER
ARTICLE 239 OF THE AIR NAVIGATION ORDER 2016. NO UNMANNED ACFT IS TO
FLY WI THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE CLOCKWISE ARC OF A CIRCLE HAVING A
RADIUS OF 2.25 NAUTICAL MILES CENTRED ON 510800N 0011900E BETWEEN
510907N 0012206E AND 510656N 0011551E AND A STRAIGHT LINE JOINING THE
POINTS 510656N 0011551E AND 510907N 0012206E (PORT OF DOVER). EXCEPT
THOSE UNMANNED ACFT OPERATED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE PORT OF DOVER
POLICE, THE KENT POLICE, THE KENT FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE, OR
OPERATING WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE PORT OF DOVER POLICE WHICH MAY
BE CONTACTED ON 01304 216084 (EXTENSION 5752) AND 07717 851571.

Couldn’t see anything for Lydd apart from a slew of messages about unserviceable VOR/DME

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I thought this was common knowledge?

Isn’t this what’s occurring here?

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