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Antenna position for best range

Discussion in 'DJI Lightbridge' started by neilnasdaq1, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. neilnasdaq1

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    For best range, should the antennas be pointing toward the side, or up?
     
  2. Great Pumpkin

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    Vertical. Always.
     
  3. MacCool

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    Vertical, but be mindful of the "cone of silence". Don't point the antenna directly at the aircraft. This has been the classic teaching in R/C for 40 years. I've never seen it to be a practical problem in R/C planes, but these FPV drones are more likely to fly closer to the extremes of transmitter range than R/C planes. Therefore, bigger cone area.

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