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Ground Station antenna upgrade?

Discussion in 'DJI Ground Station' started by VoicOfReason, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. VoicOfReason

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    So, I ordered the Ground Station and already want to invest in better range. I'm spoiled now since I have a 5.8ghz video signal that is running at 2000mw and I installed an RC 2.4ghz booster for my Phantom 2 radio that is also running at 2000mw. So, I am wondering what kind of antenna I can upgrade to for the ground station? Has anyone upgraded their GS antenna? Helical?

    Second, the antenna on the GS confuses me. If it both transmits and receives data from the Phantom GS air module, then would installed a 2000mw booster on the GS side work, since it both sends and receives??

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. VoicOfReason

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    The main reason I am wanting to upgrade is so I can get real-time tracking of the Phantom so I know exactly where it is without having to use a GPS tracker.
     
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    I've asked a similar question before and got no answer. I think it's possible but not many have experimented much with Ground Station. You might be a trail blazer!
     
  5. VoicOfReason

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    What a shame. I think if you got a powerful enough antenna then you really wouldn't need to use a GPS tracker.
     
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  7. VoicOfReason

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    Good question. No, I meant the iPad version.
     
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    if you want better range on your ground station you can try the
    HIDDEN SECRET 2 ANTENNAS MOD for DJI GROUND STATION

    link
    grace_arc | eBay
     

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