Amazon.sg:Customer reviews: Bingfu Dual Band 978MHz 1090MHz 5dBi Magnetic Base SMA Male MCX Antenna (2-Pack) for Aviation Dual Band 978MHz 1090MHz ADS-B Receiver RTL SDR Software Defined Radio USB Stick Dongle Tuner Receiver
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I ordered this antenna for my FlightAware usb module. With its original antenna I was getting planes that were no further out than 25 miles. With this antenna I am now getting readings from planes as far away as 90 miles! I didn't need the adapter that came with it - the end of the cable screwed right into the FlightAware module. The cable is about 9 or 10 feet long - plenty to get it out where you need it. I placed it on our metal carport roof and the magnetic base seems very stable. Very happy with my purchase!
I was using a home-built antenna that was doing ok, but not great. Plugging this in immediately got me another 100nm of coverage along with low altitude coverage out to 30nm. Your results may vary based on the location, but at this price it is a good bargain and a good option to try. It isn't exactly weatherproof, and I expect it will only last a couple of years before it needs to be replaced.
I'm using this on my FlightAware ADS-B receiver and it's working great. I chose this one because of the longer cable. I have it mounted in a window and I'm picking up over 1000 planes a day and even getting some over 250 miles away. Pretty good value for a cheap antenna.
Absolutely amazed at the performance of my ADS-B flightaware stick with this antenna. Only tested inside a 2 story house, temporarily mounted on a stereo unit (metal surface). Place is full of electronics and potential interference. Receiving planes up to 100 miles away, local planes down to 600 ft. Can't wait to get it in my vehicle 9 ft up on the roof. If you live in a condo, skyscraper, or apartment building, this antenna should still work well for you!
Got this, a pizerow and a flightaware pro dongle. Put it together and stuck this antenna in the upstairs window. I’ve seen as many as 120 planes at once and it’s getting some planes 200+ miles away. Like literally just sitting next to the window. Way better than I was expecting