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Walkie Talkie(2-way radio) cause issues with remote control ?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by miogpsrocks, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. miogpsrocks

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    Will walkie talkie(2-way radio) cause issues with remote control ?

    I just had my drone crash and I was using a walkie talkie.

    It was not responding property and kept going off to one side then it quickly flew away from me all together. I turn off the remote expecting it to return but instead if went straight down and crashed and bent the propeller completely out of shape.

    I suspect it was either a walkie talkie issue or a loose propeller.

    Thanks.
     
  2. N017RW

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    Not due to walkie-talkie.

    Just a coincidence.
     
  3. Qoncussion

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    Most consumer walkie-talkies operate anywhere from around 20Hz to 480Hz. All of your gear is running at either 2,400Hz (2.4GHz +/-) or 5,800Hz (5.8GHz +/-). I use three 2-way radios at around 460Hz quite often when flying... no problem.
     
  4. miogpsrocks

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    I may have calibrated it facing the wrong way since I had not flew it in a while. It may have also been a lose propeller since I had it apart.

    I am glad the walkie talkie were not responsible for the crash.
     
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    20-480 hz is within audio range.

    You probably meant ~450 MHz
     
  6. Qoncussion

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    You are correct - I was thinking CB radios, which run in MHz:

    CB radio is band is HF, 26.9650 MHz to 27.4050 MHz