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Strong interference detected... phone vs. tablet?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by scodrone, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. scodrone

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    Whenever I fly with my iPhone 5 (airplane mode) a message repeatedly pops up "Strong interference detected, be cautions in long distance flight" but then I'll switch to my Samsung Tab 4 and the messages does not appear.

    I'm thinking about picking up an iPhone 6s Plus and plan to use it a my primary FPV screen.

    Is there a reason not to use a phone vs. tablet for flying these things?
     
  2. Easy-V

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    it may be the difference in the orientation and location of the antennas between the 2.

    I think the iphones have it routed around the edges of the phone....
     
  3. Ohiowoodsman

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    I'm pretty sure it's the bird that's picking up the interference but u do have me thinkin now if it would show any on the rc side. I'm guessing it might just be a coincidence when u swap. imho
     
  4. Dal

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    Could also be something to do with the two different OS applications


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  5. scodrone

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    The message still persists even with iPhone 6s+ but doesn't seem to effect the flight
     
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    I got the same issue. With the iPhone 6s I always get the message, changed location so many times but still the same. I was wondering the same too... Although I noted you previous post about the airplane mode, I though airplane mode stop all signal transmission/reception on the iPhone (including wifi)


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  7. scodrone

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    You can connect back to wifi networks only, after going into airplane mode.