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Ideal Relationship between Altitude and Range?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by DonThor, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. DonThor

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    Whats the best relationship between Altitude and Max Range - trying to see how far our I can get a Phantom 3 Standard?

    Having a hard time getting more than 2 miles or so?

    I was getting warnings of no signal but this shows strong Radio Signal at 9000 or so feet?

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    Tried moving to the upper balcony and flying a little lower like 500 ft and got almost 2 miles?

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    I have some odd terrain here on land and a few radio towers out near the road so I have been keeping it high - would really like to fly it from the tower on my sportfish boat, and use this to spot fish - but that will require being lower to the water for sure.
     
  2. flpholt

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    400 feet is the limit on height
     
  3. DonThor

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    Not flying in the US - and when Flying in the US and using the drone I am more than 12 miles offshore, which again - becomes not the US. Right now flying form my Costa Rica boat - and with my Islamorada Boat will be out at least at the hump which is something like 18 nm from land...,
     
  4. Sinisalo

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    if you are mostly flying over water a parabolic range booster is all you will need to max out your having it then limited by battery power. Also watch the DJI antenna best practices video.
     
  5. DonThor

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    Sweet will check into those when back in the states?

    Any sort of repeater like a Ubiquity bullet I could just mount on the boats tower to keep the controller small and light yet have max output and a huge antenna mounted high?
     
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    ubiquity makes lots of nice high power stuff

    check out his red bird repeater concept
     
  7. eturk49

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    I am traveling to Islamorada soon with my drone and I was wondering whether the height altitude is still 400ft


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