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Antenna modifications

Sometimes you want a smaller antenna, or one that unplugs from the receiver. Here's how.

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Radio Antenna coiling
I am not convinced that this will not affect the radio's range, but here is another way to get the antenna short.
Antenna Length Calculator
A simple calculator showing half and quarter wave length antennas for the input frequency. Note that 72 Mhz uses quarter-wave antennas.
E Zone review of micro Z antenna
Lite Fly RC has a 6-inch antenna for sale. This review gives it a high rating.
Antenna placement
Ideas for antenna placement in carbon fuselages. The page is for gliders, but the ideas are equally valid for motorized planes.
RC-CAM Projects: R/C Antenna Experiments
Antenna experiments to see what effect different antenna configurations have on the range.