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FPV antenna?

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by Hammond, May 1, 2014.

  1. Hammond

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    I've been a little frustrated here.
    I got these today http://www.ebay.com/itm/251387429191?ss ... 1497.l2649
    Some Youtube videos explaining that there is a difference between RX and TX antenna, and that's important.
    My 2 antennas look Exact the same, no physical difference and not labeled with TX - RX. Can these be used anyway on my
    ImmersionRC 5.8Ghz Video Transmitter FatShark-and on my Lilliput 7" 329/W Monitor.
     
  2. 2trickpony

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    It doesnt matter which way round you use them but make sure the connectors are correct for your TX and RX.
    I'm afraid you wont get great results with these cheapo Chinese antennas off eBay.
     
  3. THell

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    Where is the best place to get the best antennas I am using one of the round ones on my TX for controlling the drone.

    Got mine off ebay
     
  4. 2trickpony

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    Well everyone appears to have their favourite antennas but I buy mine from here:
    http://horizonfpvantennas.mybigcommerce.com/
     
  5. Hammond

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    Thanks for the reply.
    So maybe someone here can tell which type of antenna that would be a better choice? I have zero experience with these things.
    I just want something better than stock antennas
     
  6. joeflyer

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    It does matter. The TX gets a 3 leaf antenna, and the RX a 4 leaf antenna. You could pry off one of the plastic covers to determine which is which. Perhaps a better idea is to install them, check your reception, then swap them and check again. After determining the combination that gives the best reception label them.
     
  7. mr_3_0_5

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