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towman2000
Posted 9/5/2020 17:01 (#8477810)
Subject: 5g repeater


SouthCentral WI
So I thought this might help out a few people.
I have a Contixo F24 pro (this model also is label by other manufacturers ) ie DEERC

This drone has a 2.4 ghz operating system but a 5 ghz video system.
The issue was that I would lose video wifi at about 275 to 300 YARDS. Without video at that distance, it is really hard to operate a drone.

The solution was this
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NQ3PK9Y/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_ti...

plugged it to a usb power pack and mounted on a conduit pole.
It was easy to set up and even with the tall corn obstructing the view, I could push out to 425 to 450 yards. At that point I would lose the 2.4 operating system, but still had video.

Just thought I'd let you know about a solution that really works well.
First pic is in a drainage ditch at 525 meters from controller and about 2 meter from ground. The second pic is from the same location at 30 meters high. I am sitting on a deck at the house in the center of the picture.
After some more playing today, the limit seems to be at about 600 meters if I keep it off the ground about 5 meters.


Towman

Edited by towman2000 9/6/2020 13:25




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