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Old July 20th 19, 02:55 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Tim Newport-Peace[_6_]
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At 13:07 20 July 2019, wrote:
On Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 6:44:25 AM UTC-4, Dan Daly wrote:
On Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:30:50 PM UTC-4, George Haeh wrote:
Hi Dan,
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I do get different range patterns for the Flarm A&B antennae, which I

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ave mounted on both sides of my canopy.=20
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What I don't know is whether my Flarm is seeing a glider that's not

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ing me.=20
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But at least one of us knows about the other.

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Interesting! I will have to install a second antenna (I'm

grandfathered)
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and have a go...

It's worth having the two antennas even if the "B" antenna only receives.


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That fills in gaps in your reception pattern. And as far as the FLARM
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e report, that is ONLY using reception data - it has no way to know who
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receive your transmissions, since the protocol is a blind broadcast with
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o acknowledgment.

Not quite true. If you are in an area where the OGN network is active and
has tracked you, you can see how others see you.

URL is
https://ktrax.kisstech.ch/flarm-liverange/


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