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Wind can affect signal reception??

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by eliasmasri, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. eliasmasri

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    I fly in a beach with a lot of wind and like 250 m distance
    I began to have weak signal in control and wifi and the image see corrupt

    I thinks the wind is the cause

    But what you thing

    Other time i fly 1500 m with no proble but no wind
    ???????

    Thanks fot your opinion
     
  2. F6Rider

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    Is there a lot of salt spray in the air when the wind is blowing, sand? Is the 1500m at the exact same place as the 250m flight. Some people have reported issues with flying at the beach, some think it is due to metal particles in the sand in some locations.
     
  3. Meta4

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    Wind should have no effect on signal.
    Are your antennas positioned correctly?
     
  4. eliasmasri

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    Yes the first time there is no wind and the second time when i began a loss signal there is a lot of wind ,but a lot is in the afternoon and the weather is not good after
    The rain come and i have to abort fly

    Thanks
     
  5. eliasmasri

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    Yes the antennas is good the same position As i take 1500m and the same place the only different is the weather
     
  6. snerd

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    I would think wind would have zero effect on a radio signal, except for the space dust or terra firma it may be blowing along. Even that would have to be a LOT of it to effect your signal.
     
  7. N017RW

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    Correlation is not Causation.

    However, ambient conditions are one of the most significant factors in the range differences we hear about.
    Wind, or more specifically, the airborne material it contains, like F6rider mentioned, cannot be completely discounted.
     
  8. eliasmasri

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