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Professional Operating Frequency Question?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Badfinger, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. Badfinger

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    Hi Guys I'm obviously new here and enjoying the incredible information you have made available. I couldn't find the dumb question section so I'm posting here. I'm an old flyer and flew fixed wing RC aircraft over twenty years ago and feel like a I just woke-up in a scene from "Back to the Future" with Hover Boards!

    I didn't see any information in the manual about assigning frequencies to individual aircraft. Can two flyers use the same frequency without issues or interference?

    Thanks,
    Jim
     
  2. tcope

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    Two fliers won't interfere with each other. Best to have the channel set to auto in that case though.
     
  3. Badfinger

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    Thanks, I've witnessed the carnage caused by a member switching on a radio at a flying field without pulling a freq flag! :eek:
     
  4. Farmer

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    Hi Badfinger! And welcome.
    I have heard about those days for coloured flags for different frequencies.
    These radios we have today frequency hop so fast that cross talk between aircraft doesn't happen.
    I accept your no beginner but watching a video or three of these guys will bring you up to speed with this new stuff.
     
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  5. Badfinger

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    Thanks Farmer, the folks here are great!

    Here's what I used to fly:

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    You can see a frequency flag in the next pic on the end of the radio antenna:
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    Imagine what would happen if these guys got their frequencies mixed-up, hits off metal roofs and buildings was bad enough. Looking back I don't know how we flew as well as we did!
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    #5 Badfinger, Dec 29, 2015
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