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Question for Australian pilots. CE or FCC?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dal, May 12, 2016.

  1. Dal

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    Hey I'm on vacation in Australia and am finding my over the ocean range nearly cut in half. I'm wondering if it's due to the possibility that I'm flying in CE mode. But I can't find a clear answer if Australia is CE or FCC.


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  2. dirkclod

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    I've looked around and the best I can see and from what you say I say you are .
    As many members aw we have here from there I am surprised no one has answered you .
    Enjoy your vacation there Dal .
     
  3. Dal

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    Yeah I ended up finding it sort of a back door way. Through a generic Rc forum. Australia is restricted to 25mW on the 5.8ghz band which I believe would translate to CE. Since dji spec for CE is 14dbm which converts to 25mW


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    What does this mean exactly? Is it better or worse? What country did you get your Phantom in?
     
  5. Dal

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    Worse. Half the distance as North America so same as Europe CE mode


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  6. AirJordan23

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    Yes, but no matter where you purchased your Phantom from, if it's GPS based it will always be CE in Australia
     
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    I don't know about rc restrictions but I am able to fly mine from my balcony in a suburb about 4km. I haven't tried over ocean but I regularly get out plenty far no problems
     
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    I ask DJI support this question and i was told FCC