ALTA 8 FPV signal problem

Discussion in 'ALTA 8' started by Taki Darendeli, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Foxeer also makes some pretty nice FPV cameras. The only concern with these antenna is that they are apparently 150mm / 6 inches long -- that's pretty long compared to some of the others -- doesn't matter for the ground station, of course, but on the ALTA....might that be an issue? I don't have access to my ALTA 8 right now to see whether there's going to be an issue with rotor blades... (With a Cinestar I already have one rotor "self-adjust" on a 1.3 Ghz cloverleaf antenna. It's quite dramatic. The antenna lost.)

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  2. Rick Gerard

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    I just put a little S shaped band in the antenna. If I am flying high I will bend it around and stick it out below the booms. I love the extra length.
     
  3. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Ha! I had visions of you tying a knot in it, Rick. :)

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