Part 97 Gray Vs Black Wire

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Had the antenna with the black wire break on the Phantom. Happen to have a spare Part 97 but it is a gray wire. Is there a difference? Can the gray wired antenna be used safely in place of the black one as in operating with two gray wired antennas?
 

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Had the antenna with the black wire break on the Phantom. Happen to have a spare Part 97 but it is a gray wire. Is there a difference? Can the gray wired antenna be used safely in place of the black one as in operating with two gray wired antennas?
Grey normally 2.4 wire black 5.8,,possibly give you issue on feed to screen,,but could try and see what happen
 
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Oh ok. Didn't realize that's what the difference is. Would there likely even be any benefit in having 2 gray then?
 

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Generally it is a bad idea to use the wrong antenna.
This creates a miss-match and can (will) stress the RF power amp(s).
 
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Alright thanks for the feedback. I will buy another black then.
 
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