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Range seems be a lot less here in Ireland

Moore887

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On holidays in Ireland and it seems when I fly the drone, I get weak signal errors almost immediately.

I wonder are their regional settings I should be looking at? I think I did see something at some stage saying I was in a different region.

Thanks
 

Kendallfordguy

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After you click "Go Fly" in the DJI software you should see a signal strength meter. Check that you have a strong signal and that there are no other nearby channels that also have a strong or stronger signal. You could be getting interference from another channel. Also be sure that you're in the correct time zone.
 

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On holidays in Ireland and it seems when I fly the drone, I get weak signal errors almost immediately.

I wonder are their regional settings I should be looking at? I think I did see something at some stage saying I was in a different region.

Thanks
If live in the USA, you are under the FCC range of operation, which allows further distances, and if you traveled to a CE country, then you are operating under their range of operation, which are limited.

Here are some threads concerning the Fake GPS apps that a lot of the members use to fool the Spark into thinking it's still in a America and fly further in the CE regions.

You might be able to do this while still on vacation if you have time to mess with it.

Good Luck.
 
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