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Windsurfer on ARGtek mod

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by x11freak, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. x11freak

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    Tried searching the forum, but couldn't find a post or test, so...
    Anyone knows (or tried) if it's possible to put a windsurfer on the ARGtek antenna?
     
  2. msinger

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    Sure. You could build a windsurfer for any type of antenna.
     
  3. dpicx68

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    Keep us posted.
    Good idea



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  4. x11freak

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    I hoped someone already tested this :) I don't fly that much... but I'll check out some windsurfer designs and hope I can find a way to create one for the ARGtek mod... For me, it looks like I lose RC connection before video, so improving the RC signal would be possible with a windsurfer.
     
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    Someone got his today!!! I'll let you know how it goes!


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    Nice, white video antenna's.. mine shipped with black ones...

    I will be installing my ARGTek mod this weekend. Can't wait to try it out.

    I got mine from eBay for £45...
     
  7. x11freak

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    I already have an ARGTek... just wondering what the added value of a windsurfer on the 5.8GHz antenna would be :)
     
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    The value? It should increase the range. That might not be valuable to you though if you are already flying as far as you'd like to fly.
     
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    Was your 5.8 antennae flat? Mine is. And I have no clue what dbi it is rated at. I just ordered a round ( Omani directional) 9 dbi antenna to replace the flat one. I actually lost range with the setup compared to stock. I'm going to try this set up and see.


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  10. x11freak

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    I have the flat antenna... don't know much about antenna's, thought this was a directional antenna while the standard antenna is omnidirectional...

    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the windsurfer sort of converts the omnidirectional antenna to a directional.... But, since the ARGtek already is directional, the windsurfer would have not much signal to reflect... so wouldn't be much added value. Or is this some stupid logic? :)
     
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    I have mine and love it get twice the range that I had before . remember black paddles don't work as good as the white ones ..............just kidding
     
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    I have white. I didnt get much improvement.
     
  13. katzmix

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    Bought litchi app and got another 1000'. But app sucks battery. ..gulp gulp
     
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    I was only getting 1000 feet now I get 2600 to 2800 in very busy neighborhood
     
  15. Tas

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    Hi katzmix. Are you saying just switching from dji go app to litchi app increased your range by 1000'?
     
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    wont have to worry about range with new one upload_2016-3-23_18-39-4.png upload_2016-3-23_18-39-4.png
     
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    dbs mod on my new p3a
     
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  19. Tas

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    Very nice set up :)
    Unfortunately I bought the p3s....added argtek. ...reasonable range but I'm jealous of lightbridge! !!

    Might take the plunge on a crashed inspire off eBay !.....going for less than a grand from time to time :))

    Please keep us informed of any new p3s mod in future.
     
  20. flpholt

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    here is my p3s
     

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