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Interference detector

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by wat17, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. wat17

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    Does anyone use a cheap detector that can identify other things on the 2.4 or 5.8ghz frequencies that may interfere with the Phantom? Stuff like wifi, phones etc etc.
     
  2. Shrimpfarmer

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    I would just use my iPhone to observe other wifi networks in the area I guess. The world is awash with wifi unless your really out in the sticks. I would certainly hate to have something that was overly sensitive. I think a good visual check for masts etc should be sufficient.

    I have to confess though that I don't really buy into this wifi interference thing though. There are numerous videos online showing people flying in fairly close proximity to fairly major installations without any ill effects.
     
  3. Driffill

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    Bluntly . . . No.

    To accurately scan the 2.4 to 5.8ghz spectrum you'd need a spectrum analyser that would have a range in to the next octave above the 5.8ghz, so it would need to be in the 11.6ghz range . . . Thus requiring expensive electronics :)

    Give it a few months (maybe years) and the prices should come down a little
     
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