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It's a hoot at the field. I just go out and head...

It's a hoot at the field. I just go out and head for the flight line. There's always somebody that runs up and says something about putting up my card on the board. And I can reply "not a slot...
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I would put Li-Po's in the TX, if it could be...

I would put Li-Po's in the TX, if it could be done practically. A good set of say 2100 MAH Li-Po's would last forever. But getting the fit would be a big problem, and it would have to be at least...
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I agree with that. There will be so many places...

I agree with that. There will be so many places to lose contact, get corrosion due to the metalic differences etc. that it may work for awhile, but won't last. This used to be the standard way...
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Something else I read somewhere, is that there...

Something else I read somewhere, is that there are in the range of 400,000 individual Frequencies in the 2 GHZ band. Spektrum chose to only have their system use 80 of them and lock them into the...
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Posted By DickCorby

From what I understand, all the major...

From what I understand, all the major manufacturers are striving to get a Full Range SS system on the market. Hitec apparently within the next 6 months.
I have heard that the reduced range...
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Posted By DickCorby

I've had my DX-6 out for about 6 flying days now,...

I've had my DX-6 out for about 6 flying days now, and its a wonderful thing. Since I've been flying with mine, there are more and more of them coming out to the field. Hope we dont end up...
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The only thing that I have heard is that Hitec is...

The only thing that I have heard is that Hitec is going to be releasing a Plug in for the Optic 6 that will be a Full Range SS system. Not sure of anything else about it other than that they were...
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At this time they say for Park Flyers only. I am...

At this time they say for Park Flyers only. I am flying 3 planes with the system, and seldom get more than 500-1000 ft. away from myself. Suprisingly that seems to be where most people fly anyway.
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I checked on the battery myself, it doesn't last...

I checked on the battery myself, it doesn't last for a whgole days flying. It can be replaced with any JR type battery that fits in the case. I'm looking to go to a stronger pack right away.
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I have 2 planes setup on the Spektrum. My...

I have 2 planes setup on the Spektrum.

My Mini-Yak and My Superstar EP. The only difference between the two is that on the Yak I'm using the BEC of the Speed Control, and on the Superstar I...
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It is after the Xmitter sits for awhile. And of...

It is after the Xmitter sits for awhile. And of course I've checked for linkage, etc. Also the numbers stay in the Xmitter as set. But after turning off the system and letting it sit overnight,...
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AFter two days of flying witht the spektrum, I'm...

AFter two days of flying witht the spektrum, I'm pretty happy with it. I have one question however.

I seem to have trouble holding the trim/sub trim on the elevator servo from one day to the...
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Posted By DickCorby

Yes you can have dual rate on the Rudder. Page...

Yes you can have dual rate on the Rudder. Page 53 in the manual.
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Posted By DickCorby

That is the only feature that I did miss on the...

That is the only feature that I did miss on the DX-6, the timer. But even with the timer on my other Transmitters, I pretty much go by the throttle setting to determine when to come down. I...
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Posted By DickCorby

I talked to some of the people in the know...

I talked to some of the people in the know (supposedly) at the NW symposium, and the best I could get from anybody was that Hitec and Futaba are both working to get a system up and out. But nothing...
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Posted By DickCorby

Thanks for the info. My EP Superstar is now...

Thanks for the info.

My EP Superstar is now converted to the DX6, antennas are in the straight (180) configuration, and pretty much in the clear on a balsa fuse. Clear in refrence to the...
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Posted By DickCorby

I was under the impression the the metal to metal...

I was under the impression the the metal to metal thing, and any other types of typical interferance we used to have to contend with, were not a problem due to them being in a lower frequency range...
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Posted By DickCorby

Another question comes to mind. What antenna...

Another question comes to mind. What antenna orientation did you have in the various planes you flew??

I am trying the Receiver in the middle of the plane with the Antennas running 180 Degrees,...
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Posted By DickCorby

THe system came in today, and I've been going...

THe system came in today, and I've been going through the instruction manual. It's pretty comprehensive and lotsa good info.

But one thing not addressed is wether the antenna for the receiver...
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Posted By DickCorby

Well guys I have bitten the bullet, and will let...

Well guys I have bitten the bullet, and will let all know how it works. Bought one after talking to a couple of guys that have already used the systems, and I was impressed. Attended the...
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Posted By DickCorby

Something that has not been brought up here or...

Something that has not been brought up here or anywhere else, but I read about it in an article on another subject, is that the Spread Spectrum Technology is more directional than the FM and or AM...
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