"I just went back and carefully reread the Flight Mode descriptions from the arducopter wiki and here is what it says: "“Simple” and “Super Simple” modes are used in combination with the Stabilize, Sport, Drift and Land…"
"It looks like your transmitter is OK as is, and I was wrong about the telemetry on it, it appears to all be over 2.4 GHz . You will have to replace just the telemetry radio on the IRIS (the one connected to the external antenna). You can buy a whole…"
"Channel 5, which is controlled by two switches, the three position switch which you are talking about, and the two position switch which is RTL, can be reprogrammed these to six different modes. Go in to Mission Planner and Standard Parameters and…"
"I'm not real sure about this, but I THINK it depends on what mode you are in with the Switch 5 combo. I have done the same thing you have with Channel 8, and I know it works in at least some of the other modes. Carefully read the mode…"
"Just to clarify things: The telemetry radios have nothing to do with the transmitter, except the telemetry data. The transmitter and its controls work in the 2.4 GHz band. The telemetry radio works with the telemetry (altitude, speed, voltage, etc.)…"
Sorry I haven't replied before now, house guests for the week! I am just getting started with the S100, add to that I am a VERY senior citizen (albeit engineer) and very new to this technology, so what can you expect ;). I have not tried…"