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    I looked in to it briefly - radio theory, training, practical assessment including Morse code and the costs for things are usually higher in the UK. as i said it could be done but I don't know if it would allow me more power and even if it did for local LOS stuff i have to ask do I need it or do I spend the money and time on Quads

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollitt View Post
    in the UK 25mW is as powerful as we can go on 5.8ghz - 10mW on 2.4Ghz - we are also only allowed to fly line of sight so to see this range is possible in a LOS situation is really cool not really any option for using frequencies below 2.4Ghz for FPV either so 'stuck' with these options - unless I don't mind breaking the law but I don't want to do that and get Quads / FPV a bad name
    I'm to quad copters and fpv. Living in Dover Kent is there anywhere to see the Fat Shark goggles before you buy them as I wear glasses and do not know if they would work for me.
    I have just bought a Walkera QR X350 which has fpv in built in the transmitter, I flew it for the first time last weekend but the sat lock does not work, this is being sorted out by the experts. Hope I am doing this blog right as it is my first time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyingfrog View Post
    I'm to quad copters and fpv. Living in Dover Kent is there anywhere to see the Fat Shark goggles before you buy them as I wear glasses and do not know if they would work for me.
    I wear glasses myself and they have a diopter kit that ALMOST corrects to my poor eyesight. Biggest problem with the lens kit is transitioning between FPV and LOS as there is an extended period where you have no 'eyes' on the craft at all.

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    Pretty Awesome Wooden! I love the part where you are over the expressway bridges. My "o" ring would be puckered hoping my quad wouldn't become a road pizza! What OSD do you use? I like the simplicity of it and how it is not in the way, but gives you needed info. I'm surprised that Immersion gave you that kind of range on 25mw. I have the 250 mw by fatshark and it says it is designed by the folks at immersion. Quick question for you Wooden, How can I measure the milliwatts my TX is putting out? Thanks for posting the video.

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    This is not my video.
    push the envelope, watch it bend

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquad View Post
    How can I measure the milliwatts my TX is putting out? Thanks for posting the video.
    Buy the ImmersionRC Power Meter.

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    Just stumbled on this and posting it since fpv'ers will be reading this thread. You can win some ImmersionRC equipment. Feel free to paste it anywhere else that makes sense. Would be cool if someone from AQ won!

    http://www.immersionrc.com/video-competition.php
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