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Old Jul 17, 2012, 05:23 AM
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Originally Posted by bw459205 View Post
So how does one do long range FPV in this country? the 'unaided' visual range of a spotter is only a couple of hundred meters. Does this not negate the need for UHF radio systems?
+1 What Devonboy said. UK FPvers still go for 100mw UHF systems because

A: It's 10 times more powerful than a standard 10mw rc 2.4ghz tx not to mention will give you better pentration because of the lower frequency
B: The 2.4ghz frequency is bloated as it is, avoiding this frequency at all costs especially if your flying in a urban/sub-urban area is a good decision.

100mw UHF will still give you a good distance and dont forget its not about the output power of your tx its about your recievers on the other end.
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