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Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by dirkclod, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. dirkclod

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    What are you Guy's/Gal's getting on average once your up ?
    I average around 14 .
     
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    I seem to average 11-12.
     
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    I get 12-14 stock, but will be installing the DBS antenna soon.
     
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    Average 7 best 11. That's New Zealand though, we only just got electricity and running water so satellites are rare and worshiped by the Natives. ;)
     
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    That shouldn't affect your sat count Tim.
    Mine has been running like I said and wondered if all were about the same .
    My P2's would average 12 to 14 and maybe 15 at the right time But I did have a booster under the puck .
    When I pop this shell I'm gonna see if it has the same antenna as the P2's and if so I have a 4mm one I 'm
    gonna try with a booster just to see if we can get more .
    Not had any issue's with this one but would like to see just if we can get more .
    That 4mm antenna sure helped a lot of the P2's as well as the booster or foil mods .
    Might not do squat :rolleyes:
     
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    thanks, I didn't know if it would or not. My friend was getting 10-12, but only 600ft, and it would RTH. (Signal loss) he returned it, bought the PRO, now gets 25-28..

    got the internal cables, just waiting on the blue ones. Finally got to fly today, had a good flight.
     
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    Different system for the sats with that . Glonas (spelling bad ) They get lots and hope we can get more too and will see .
    I've been flying with a lot less than 14 though for awhile with the P2's :)
    The cables sure helped my distance and hope it does yours too Tim ;)
     
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    Always 16-18 around here.
     
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    You have the pro though don't you ?
     
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    Yes. Sorry, I didn't notice this was in the Standard forum. I was wondering why your counts were so low!!
     
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    No need to be sorry snerd . Just thought you did . I'm just trying to maybe milk somemore from this one . Wish they got as many as the P/A's did.
     
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    I got 12-14 most of the times, sometimes though I got 7-9 but frankly I don't see much difference in the flight experience...
     
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    As long as you have 7 you shouldn't .
     
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    I just got mine last week and flew a few times and only had 7 to 9 . I do live in a wooded area so not sure if that is why.
     
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    It would cut them down if there's a lot of foliage .
     
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    It takes me three or four minutes to get six. Once airborne I'll see 7 to 9. Rarely more than that.
     
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    I usually get 7 to 11.. Don't k know if it's a coincidence, but after switching to the external FPV antennas, I've been able to get a couple more satellites more..
     
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    That's strange TG and never noticed that with my P2 before .
    Didn't know ya has a Standard Steve .
     
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    I looked at my Healthy Drones logs for October. 10-15 Satellites never any better than rating of good.
     
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