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2nd day with P2V+

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by cmhorka, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. cmhorka

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    So I went to the field attached to a school less than a mile from home. Saw something I didn't realize previous was there ... a cell tower!

    I decided to abandon this field and find another. Can't believe the frequencies coming off that tower would be any good for the bird!

    BUT, maybe you guys have a different experience. Can we safely fly in the proximity of these towers (less than 100 yds)?
     
  2. Dirty Bird

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    I'm not recommending you to land on one, but I have never noticed them to have any effect. There is a YouTube video of a guy flying only a couple of feet from the antenna array of a large tower and the bird flew fine.
     
  3. cmhorka

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    Ok, good to know, DB ... I had thoughts of high-powered harmonics somehow affecting my frequency range. Better safe than sorry today :)
    Maybe I'll try the other end of that same field another day. It sure is a convenient spot being less than a mile from home!
     
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    When one is so afraid for flyaways. then either go into manual mode or atti mod
     
  5. cmhorka

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    Thanks Geert --- I actually have many locations to fly, so one with a cell tower doesn't have to be on the 'visit' list
     
  6. 4wd

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    If the control signal were overpowered by stronger ones from the tower that wouldn't help much.