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Frsky antenna replacement
« on: January 24, 2020, 01:03:16 PM »

Hi all, through sheer clumseyes I have snapped the antenna off my tx it's a hinged type it's a futaba tx with a v8ht diy module , which antenna do I need , help , regards Pete
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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2020, 03:08:49 PM »

Think it's this one

https://coolcomponents.co.uk/products/antenna-2-4ghz-duck-rp-sma?_pos=2&_sid=048c37889&_ss=r

Is the socket on the end of the cable male?

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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2020, 07:45:48 AM »

Hi c3p0 , not sure , the antenna mount is into the case with a grey running into it , is a push fit ,going g to have to take a pic,regards Pete
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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2020, 09:29:39 AM »

Hi Pete,
I think the brass fitting on the end of the v8ht transmitter module will be an RP SMA Female (oddly the brass fitting with the pin in the centre)


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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2020, 06:02:08 PM »

Hi , yes it has the brass fitting which is female , pete
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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2020, 12:10:12 AM »

Are these not softish translations gone back to front?....Derek
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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2020, 10:32:26 AM »

Hi Derek,

The "'RP' stands for Reverse Polarity - there a 4 permutations of this plug/socket

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMA_connector

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Re: Frsky antenna replacement
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2020, 12:40:09 PM »

Thanks for the clarification data [size=0px]C-3PO ..........[/size] :o  .......must be just me :(( , but it appears to defy logic  ...... Derek
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