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Standard How to orient aftermarket antennas?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Rip, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. Rip

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    I've just bought a used P3S that has what looks to be Argtek antennas fitted possibly. It has one long thin centre antenna and two panel type antennas either side so I was just wondering at what angles these should be set at?
     
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    I haven't used the Argtek, but generally, the long antenna should be vertical with the face facing the Phantom, the 2 panels should be pointing the faces at the drone. Don't be afraid to adjust them in flight - just always be aware where the Phantom is relative to you, and keep an eye on the signal strength meters
     
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    Thanks, I'll take a photo in the morning and see if I've understood that correctly :)
     
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    So like this?

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    Yes, although I would tip the long antenna back parallel with the panels, the face of it should be pointing to the phantom, not the tip
     
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    Got it, thanks!
     
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