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Old Sep 09, 2012, 01:27 PM
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What does the RED transmitter flag/ribbon mean on a 2.4ghz. radio?

Hi Everybody;

Several decades back in the 27mhz. days we used ribbons/flags and colored clothespins (mine was yellow) to keep from interferring with each others frequency while flying.

My new 2.4ghz. system came with a red flag/ribbon but I have no idea what it means yet. Can someone enlighten me?

Inqiuiring minds want to know. Oh! And so do I. LOL

Thanks, Dan.
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 02:48 PM
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OK, Again I will answer my own post.

The Red ribbon/flag denotes the 2.4ghz frequencie, period, no channel.

I found this very informative article that answered all of my questions.

http://masportaviator.com/2007/07/19...-common-pilot/
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 05:01 PM
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Just as I told you the last time you asked this question a day or so ago. Why ask if you're not going to bother reading the answers ?

BTW the red flag/ribbon was suggested at one time but it's no longer required or even recommended. So it actually means nothing.

Steve
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Just as I told you the last time you asked this question a day or so ago. Why ask if you're not going to bother reading the answers ?

BTW the red flag/ribbon was suggested at one time but it's no longer required or even recommended. So it actually means nothing.
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At a guess the red ribbon just means you're on the 2.4GHz frequency band. In my country it would be a black ribbon (or nothing) but I'm guessing it's different wherever you are .
Steve
OK, but that's not quite the way I understood it until I read the article. I was trying to understand why they sent one with my radio.
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 09:41 PM
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Wind sock?
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 10:44 PM
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Wind sock?
Hey, that makes good sense, yeah, I'll buy that. LOL
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Old Sep 10, 2012, 12:09 AM
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Maybe to warn other users that you have a cheap and likely to fall out of the sky system in use?
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