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  1. alsey7

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    So until Yuneec is able to fix the firmware issue that causes alot short range signal i said WTF scotty i need more Power IMG_7649.JPG IMG_7649.JPG
     
  2. Wileytrigger21

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    Why did you boost the 2.4 receiver?
     
  3. alsey7

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    Because after Yuneec last firmware update my range dropped. This issue has been reported by alot of people and also Yuneec is aware of the Problem
     
  4. Wileytrigger21

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    But shouldn't you boost the transmitter? Just asking.
     
  5. alsey7

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    the transmitter isnt the issue its the board on the H...... but in any case i do plan on boosting the st16 with another booster. waiting for it to get here. its going to be difficult to install the booster inside the st16, but its possible
     
  6. Markinter

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    Punch it Scotty!!!!
     
  7. Dragonflyerthom

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    So what will happen when you get a new firmware update?
     
  8. bayport

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    What is your range right now with the mod?
     
  9. Marnix Verschraegen

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    What about the VLOS situation.
    In several countries it is not allowed to boost the TX/RX and also you need to keep your bird in VLOS always (stated by the LAW)

    Marnix
     
  10. KBflyer

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    They might be laws in your home country but the FAA has only guild lines to follow. And now if you belong to the AMA in the States the 400 foot limit has been lifted by the FAA. Maybe he wants to fly to the moon.
    Academy of Model Aeronautics - Government Relations
     
  11. PatR

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    One little problem with the article is that nowhere does the FAA state that one must be an AMA member to take advantage of the rule exceptions, only that one adheres to the safety standards of a CBO. The AMA has not been specifically named as the governing CBO, although it would bode well if using AMA operational guidelines for our flying. You can do that for free and not pay the AMA $75.00/year.

    From the linked article:

    "There has been confusion among our members as to whether operations above 400 feet are permitted by the FAA. AMA has remained steadfast that the Special Rule for Model Aircraft (Section 336 of the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act) permits operations above 400 feet if conducted within our safety program requiring the pilot to be an AMA member, to avoid and not interfere with manned aircraft, and to keep the model in visual line of sight of the pilot/observer. It should be noted that the AMA Safety Code requires model aircraft to remain below 400 feet above the ground when within 3 miles of an airport unless there is an agreement with the airport that allows models to safely go higher."
     
  12. alsey7

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    we have gotten offtopic only reason i boosted the Bird is to get my advertised range of 1 mile which Yuneec said the H can do. Ive tried everywhere a clear RF zone etc etc. before the firmware update i had great range now the most i can get is 3,000 max range. Yuneec must fix this or dare i say Class action lawsuit
     
  13. Batfire

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    Ah I have to inject here, forget any FCC/FAA/etc issues, I am looking at the installation. 1st thing i notice is GPS interference issues with placement. 2nd heating issues from a 2watt unit sitting in and enclosed area like that. Have you actually test flown this and if so I would just do some hovering for a time before venturing anywhere. I would check heating before and after unit turned on with meter. Then I would see how its going to interfere with the GPS Compass. I have to say I do not like placement for that. Not to cut your excellent work down but ................great idea just not placement

    Cheers

    Batfire

    I know I will most like get pounded on this post..........
     
  14. alsey7

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    LOL dont worry about after several flights there is no GPS or Compass issues also there is no heating issue
     
  15. alsey7

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    here is a test flight
     
  16. Batfire

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    Outstanding job then. If tested and no change in stability and no heating issues then you have a winner there. I might have to look into that myself....

    Cheers

    Wayne
     
  17. SkyDoctor

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    How about battery and flight time with this setup? Got my answer from the youtube video. No adverse affect on flight time.
     
  18. SkyDoctor

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    Where did you get that little wifi amp?
     
  19. alsey7

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    for the H setup i tapped into the H lipo and used a UBEC to stepdown voltage to 5volts also used hobbyking 2w wifi booster
    2.4GHz 2 Watt Signal Amplifier for DJI Phantom 1 & 2 (White)
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  20. alsey7

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    i will get a complete parts list in morning
     
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