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Newbie A Little Nervous

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by matt215, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. matt215

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    First flight was yesterday. I was having fun and freaked out at the same time. I kept thinking it was going to fly away. I actually lost signal twice. I didn't take it above 100 feet and it was about 300 feet away. I got a signal again on one, and the other time it started to return to home and picked up a signal again. Is there a good way to position the transmitter or antenna?
     
  2. nwillitts

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    i flew mine-a 1.1.1 phantom-for the first time on Christmas day-no problems,this thing is awesome!keep antenna straight up.
     
  3. Count

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    Have you confirmed your antenna orientation and extender orientation per the instructions? Additionally, are you I FCC mode?
     
  4. matt215

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    I wasn't in FCC mode. Rookie mistake
     
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    Have to ask..what's "FCC Mode"?
     
  6. matt215

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    It gives you more range, like 500 meters in stead of 30 meters. There's a video on the DJI website about the controller that explains what it is and how to adjust your controller for it.
     
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    30 or 300m?
     
  8. matt215

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    That's for the Phantom II...I have a first edition.