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    Ok finally had time to do some testing. I don't...

    Ok finally had time to do some testing. I don't see any difference to signal strength or detection distance with the Loco on or off. If the problem persists see if you can add some vertical...
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    It's a coax dipole so different to a normal half...

    It's a coax dipole so different to a normal half wave dipole. You can also make them end fed with a coax choke too so that will be the next test.
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    Did you make a coax dipole/bazooka? I'm actually...

    Did you make a coax dipole/bazooka? I'm actually making one as we speak from CNT-400. It'd be up in the air now if it wasn't for a slight hiccup after finishing it this afternoon when I realised I'd...
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    The shielded cabling (eg. toughcable) helps...

    The shielded cabling (eg. toughcable) helps reduce possible ESD over the cable and should minimize it as a possible source. I have a NanoStation Loco about 15cm from my ADS-B antenna/USB dongle...
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    No worries, I might take it apart anyway just to...

    No worries, I might take it apart anyway just to have a look. What sort of antenna did you end up going with, and have you compared it against the trimmed whip?
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    What sort of whip is it you are using? If its the...

    What sort of whip is it you are using? If its the generic wide band ones that come with the cheaper USB cards be careful trimming it as I dont believe they are straight out quarter wave vertical...
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    You should be fine with your installation. If you...

    You should be fine with your installation. If you can get the 3m of isolation between the yagi and the mode-S antenna that should be more than sufficient (~70dB vertical isolation). Ensure you are...
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    Just out of interest, are you using UBNT POE...

    Just out of interest, are you using UBNT POE injectors; and if so are you using shielded ethernet cabling?
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    How did you go with this?

    How did you go with this?
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    Try and stick away from running lengths of coax...

    Try and stick away from running lengths of coax if you don't need to. Put the antenna and receiver in the window and run a USB cable to your PC/RPi/What ever. USB will handle 5 meter lengths, but you...
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    I'm showing about ~30% constant CPU load, most of...

    I'm showing about ~30% constant CPU load, most of that from dump1090. Can you show us a screenshot from top?
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    All up and running now and feeding data back to...

    All up and running now and feeding data back to FR24. Woo! :)
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    Hey thanks for that! :)

    Hey thanks for that! :)
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    Hi Herman, thanks for the welcome! We are about...

    Hi Herman, thanks for the welcome! We are about to head into winter so I have a little while to do some testing. Having said that, I have another Pi in the same size enclosure doing remote gate...
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    Hello forum. I'm just finishing off a Raspberry...

    Hello forum. I'm just finishing off a Raspberry Pi FR24 build and thought I'd share a pic. I am planning on mounting this on an existing roof mount mast I have and running POE. The antenna is a...
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