Questions tagged [range]

For use with questions regarding radio signal range, such as the control signal or live video transmitters.

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DIY wireless mesh network to extend drone's operational range

I have stumbled upon this question regarding technology providing longest range for rc controls and would like to ask a related one. Theoretically it should be possible to build a wireless mesh ...
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Why is 900 MHz better for long range than 2.4 GHz?

There are various transmitter modules like the FrSky R9M system which operate at around 900MHz rather than the more commonly seen 2.4GHz. Why is 900MHz better for long range drones, and why is 2.4GHz ...
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What technology offers the longest range for RC controls?

After watching a video demonstrating a jet-powered RC aircraft, I started to wonder about the maximum range available with modern RC equipment. What is the maximum range currently available, and ...
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Calculating the range of an FPV drone

It's been a long time since I studied Electronics and Communications Engineering, but if I recall correctly, it should be possible to calculate an estimate for the range of an FPV drone given the ...
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How to avoid a drone going out of range?

I have a simple drone (less than 250 grams), I want to fly it as high as possible to take photos with it, how can I make sure it doesn’t go out of range considering it has no altitude indicator? What ...