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why am i getting weak signal??

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by tolbert, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. tolbert

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    P3A, live in oceanside, ca suburb of san diego...shouldnt be that much interference?

    i was about 200 ft in the air, and just about 700ft away when i got weak signal and got nervous and came back.

    is that normal for a city area im in? is there stuff i can buy to go further? this is the reason i got the lightbridge model.

    thanks!
     
  2. LeMonds

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    I get a weak signal in my neighborhood, but I attribute that to interference from wifi networks. When I go to a more secluded park I get a better signal. Have you tried multiple locations?
     
  3. JKDSensei

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    Check the channel you are using. See if there's a better channel for that location.
    Remember that if the antenna is pointed straight at the Phantom, signal will suffer. It can be a lot.
    The Phantom should be Perpendicular to the antennas.

    Phone in airplane mode?

    Just a few ideas.
     
  4. Air Ontario

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    I get a flicker of it when shooting thru sparse trees located within 5-6 ft of me and the LOS to bird.

    Never an issue unless something was between me and bird but I'm somewhat rural.
     
  5. tolbert

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    good info, thanks

    phone was actually connected to my wifi, big idiot here. airplane mode it is.
     
  6. JKDSensei

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    Not so.
    Easy to forget.