[Loadstone] No Signal and Signal Acquired transitions.

David Allen wd8ldy at xtra.co.nz
Sat Aug 11 00:17:17 BST 2007


Hi Shane and list!

Yep, I'm always stationary when I power it on. Thanks for the tip.

Cheers,
Dave
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shane" <shane at cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] No Signal and Signal Acquired transitions.


> Hello,
>
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 09:51:50PM +1200, David Allen wrote:
>> Well, Shawn got my attention, when he commented that he always has a 
>> signal
>> with a good receiver. I'm wondering where I went wrong. I have the 
>> Globalsat
>> BT338, which I chose primarily because the info at the Loadstone web site
>> said it was more sensitive. And while our insulation isn't bad, I often 
>> have
>> no signal for several minutes even if I'm outside, and of course, it is 
>> full
>
> The globalsat BT338 is certainly a respectable unit and
> shouldn't be losing signal for minutes at a time.  Did you
> get a good acquisition by remaining stationary for a couple
> minutes when the unit is first powered on.  That is, I've
> found most receivers can't acquire too well whilst in
> motion but once a good signal is obtained, you should be
> able to keep it through most things.
>
> Shane
>
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