Range of 3DR Link

What sort of range are people getting from the Stock Aerials on the 3DR Radios at 433 MHz?

I am currently running a clone board at each end but was only able to get around 50M range when flying yesterday even when I oriented the aerial at 90 degrees to the vehicle for maximum signal strength.

How best to increase the range?

Switch to genuine 3DR radio

Change the aerials

Software settings

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  • If you're using ground module with integrated USB connector (plugged directly to PC) - do not expect nothing more...

    Check also stock antenna - sometime chineese clones are shipped with 2.4GHz antennas.

    You should have over 1.5km with simple DIY dipole antenna (that's what I have with my homemade SiK/HM-TRP modems).

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