What the fog?

What the fog?

What is the effect of fog on a radio link? I often see concerns that fog and/or clouds will adversely affect your RF link reducing your range and possibly cut you from your aircraft. After all, fog is water and water block microwaves right? The short answer is no, fog/clouds are not a problem, even […]

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OCP vs SINGULARITY

OCP vs SINGULARITY

Many people ask me the difference between the OCP and singularity, so I decided to make a post to lay down the main differences between the two. Their dimensions: The OCP is 16.5mm diameters vs the singularity’s 11.8mm. Their weight: The OCP “head” is 1.31g vs the singularity only 0.56g. Their performances: The singularity have […]

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Omni vs. MX-air

Omni vs. MX-air

In this post, I’m going to describe the use of the MX-air antenna in omni-directional mode. “But the MX-air is a patch, right?” Not at all! The MX-air is a unique type of antenna, sitting on the line between directional and omni-directional categories.   Let’s start with Joe FPV alone in his flying field:   […]

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The new True-SMA

The new True-SMA

The SMA (Sub miniature type A) connector as we know it was designed in the 60s. So, for many of us, they always been part of the landscape. Its 8mm hexagonal shape, meant to be tightened with a tool, doesn’t offer much grip to fingers. Peoples been cutting/printing contraption that fit over the SMA and […]

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The Pagoda

The Pagoda

The pagoda antenna was developed by Maarten Baert as a free to use design. It quickly became a popular antenna, with multiple brands selling them as is or with various attempts to encase or otherwise protect it. In this post we will study the inner functioning of the pagoda and what are the effects of […]

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