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Runway 31

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2015, 05:57:01 pm »
Nice set up Rolf

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2017, 08:25:07 am »
Hi Forum,

My new pole with the new FLU-SR/Y13 antenna. Playing with antennas is one part of the hobby. The installation is receiving signals from up to 156 NM. From Waldshut-Tiengen in Germany to Trento in Italy. The next step would be to move the mountains.

Greetings Rolf
2 Airnav Radarbox installations
2 Antenna switch boxes
1 WiMo GP-1090
1 FLU-SR/Y13
2 ThieCom SkySearcher directional antennas
2 Standard Airnav Radarbox antennas

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #17 on: May 12, 2017, 08:53:32 am »
Rolf,

Explosives team are on their way !

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 02:25:47 pm »
Hi Guys,

here are 2 pics of my final setup in Rethymnon, Greece (PGANRB300799). On the left is my Diamond F-23 antenna (2M TX/RX), then I have a Diamond D-777 antenna (Civil and Military Air-band Base RX) antenna and finally the AirNav MODE-S/ADSB antenna. Right now I am getting excellent results, except towards the south. After testing various setups I came to the conclusion, that the high mountains are to blame ;-)

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2018, 06:01:17 pm »
Hi, first post here, thought it best to show my setup. Originally installed Piaware, then added RadarBox24 to duplicate coverage. Was having trouble with the receiver dongle, would lose sensitivity shortly after starting up, but adding heatsinks to the receiver chip and USB chip seems to have alleviated that issue.
Running about 100' LMR-400 feedline from the RPI dongle to the antenna which is up about 50' HAAT. The image shows the antenna beside the anemometer. This is a FlightAware 1090 antenna recently purchased through Amazon, and seems to work adequately. Note the parabolic antenna nearby; it does affect coverage to the WSW somewhat. It is required for our ISP for our internet service located about 10 mi away.
I also have a passband filter installed to help mitigate interference from the nearby ISP radio and local cell tower(s).

I've built an 8 element colinear antenna for 1090 since installing the storebought antenna, I might eventually switch antennas around to see how it works once we get a break in the weather. (blizzard here today).

Cheers from the center of Canada!
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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2018, 06:33:14 pm »
Hi there, your set up is giving great coverage in Manitoba.  Well done

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2018, 11:12:56 pm »
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Welcome aboard Canadian.
By another Canadian

Excellent coverage, nice installation.

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Re: RadarBox Worldwide Installation Photos
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2018, 02:44:39 am »
Always great to hear from you! Nice coverage at YYZ, busy place for sure.
Trying to get a few more feeders active on RB24 in this area, have one just north of Winnipeg now and hope to get a couple more up and running.
Cheeers!
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