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Is it bad to have the RG178 cables touching in this mod?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by PapiGordo, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. PapiGordo

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    I am thinking about using this mod: Almost 2mi from $33 DIY...good?

    I do not want to drill holes into my RC, so I will be buying 10" cables instead. I will be running the cables out of the antenna holes and connecting them directly onto a custom panel/mount that I will be building. In doing so, will there be a negative effect due to the cables that are coming out of the antenna hole being so close to each other (or touching)? Also, I am thinking about using heat shrink on the antenna hole area so that the cables don't move around as much. I would like to know since I will be starting on this mod soon. Thank you!
     
  2. Sinisalo

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    I can't say if it will interfere with the signal having both antenna pass through the same hole close to each other but I can suggest you use hot glue to hold the antenna in place rather than heat shrink tubing.
     
  3. JamesG2571

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    Well the three wires run parallel to the stock antennas In Between the control sticks! Should be fine!


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  4. PapiGordo

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    That's true!! I should have thought of that. Thank you!
     
  5. PapiGordo

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    Yes, that does sound like a better idea. I'll do both juat to make it look nicer. Thank you!
     
  6. dg8882

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    I am using that same mod self. There is plenty of contact with the wires inside of the case and my range is still doubled easy.


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