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Range issues happening near places I fly.

rydude123

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So I live a near a school which is about 200 meters away from my home. I live in a pretty dense area in Long Island so I know the range will be limited. However, every time I fly near the school, about 50m away, the signal gets interrupted. But if I fly in a different direction, I can go over 1,000 meters away. So do they use any signal blocker or is there a geo zone near schools in general? Thanks.
 

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Likely because they have some other devices such as WiFi working on the same frequency range.
 

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School being closed doesn’t mean that their wireless routers are turned off. Most people leave their routers running 24x7
 

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So I live a near a school which is about 200 meters away from my home. I live in a pretty dense area in Long Island so I know the range will be limited. However, every time I fly near the school, about 50m away, the signal gets interrupted. But if I fly in a different direction, I can go over 1,000 meters away. So do they use any signal blocker or is there a geo zone near schools in general? Thanks.
Have you looked for NFZ's?
Also you should only be flying VLOS which is mor most people 200 metres on open ground.