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How do I test if my DX5e antenna is still good?

I have a second hand DX5e tx that I haven't really used a ton yet, just on a little Blade Inductrix, within my house. However, the upper plastic end is broken off and the actual antenna seems pretty ...
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How does having bent antenna impact reception?

I have heard that when an antenna is bent, it can reduce the performance of the antenna and thus limit the range of a drone. This is mentioned in this video at 5:29. I am wondering why a bend in an ...
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In what direction should I orient the dipole antenna on my 2.4 GHz RC transmitter?

My RC transmitter has a movable antenna that allows me to change its orientation, like this one: In what direction should I point my 2.4 GHz RC transmitter antenna for best range and signal ...
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What blocks an FPV video signal?

I am interested in long-range range FPV flying. What things block the video signal of a 5.8gHz video transmitter the most?
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How much does mounting an antenna near a carbon fiber frame degrade signal reception?

By how much is signal reception degraded if I mount my RC receiver antenna next to the carbon fiber frame of my quadcopter? I've heard that it's a major sin to do this because there is some sort of ...