[Loadstone] No Signal and Signal Acquired transitions.

Dave Mielke dave at mielke.cc
Sat Aug 11 01:32:58 BST 2007


[quoted lines by Charlie Richardson on 2007/08/10 at 20:18 -0400]

>Is it coincidence or a fact that GPS receivers don't acquire a signal if 
>trying in motion.

Even though the first time is presented as "acquiring a signal", what it really
means is that the receiver has to first figure out where it is on the earth. 
It's much easier for it to decide where it is if it isn't being moved around.

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