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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:40 AM
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Originally Posted by jjmelo View Post
Guys! I've been glued to this thread ever since the modules came out. I received my set last week and I was finally able to plug stuff in and test out last night (on my new 9XR). I also ordered a CP2102 (based on info found on this thread) so I can experiment around with different firmwares. This is what I ordered, by the way, $6.

It was stated before that people have flown out to 1.5 km with the stock firmware and antennas, which seems perfectly fine for me initially, but I will eventually want to fly further out. So, this leaves me with a couple of questions (after reading every post on this thread):

1. What type of antenna is best for the RX? I've read stuff about 1/2 dipole, etc, but I have no idea what these are exactly. Can someone point me to the right direction?

2. For the RX, it seems like a nagoya type would be best. Something like a Nagoya NA-771? Again, can someone point me in the right direction, please?

Nagoya 775 is good, the 771 is junk...
If you want the best antenna for Tx, then use the diamond shr-771 that is unbeatible.
As for the Rx, the best bet is the sandner style antenna, it doesnt have real holes as the dipole does and range is extremely good.
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