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Proper signal strength meter

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Aquarius4058, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Aquarius4058

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    To all of the electronic wizard here. I have a question. is there a signal strength meter to check the signal from the RC on both transmit and receiving signal strength? THis is for Phantom 3 P. where can I get it? and what are the ideal values. Thank you in advance.
     
  2. N017RW

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    Proper measuring requires a power meter with a direct connection to RF port.

    Field strength meters can measure the field around an antenna but this is subject to the antenna design and surrounding conditions.

    If you search for DJI's FCC Grant Authorizations you can find the Test Reports which detail the output values.

    If you do not have the equipment or access to it I'd say this is not a very high priority as there is nothing you can do to adjust any levels.
     
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  3. Aquarius4058

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    Thanks for the response, really appreciate it. I've installed a DBS panel antenna on it then boosted it later. I am just wondering if I can
    check the RF of the modification if it puts out clean signal without flying the craft. Thanks.
     
  4. Mark The Droner

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    What you might do is get an EMF meter. It may not do exactly what you want, but you will see the difference between a stock antenna, an ITELITE antenna, etc.

    Don't get a cheap one. You'll want to spend three figures at least.
     
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  5. Aquarius4058

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    Thanks Mark.