[Loadstone] No signal problem

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Tue Jan 23 01:29:09 GMT 2007


All you should have to do in this case is get the gps in to a location where 
it'll get a good signal and then use the cold start option from the gps 
commands menu. How long it takes to get a signal after that will depend on 
the conditions of the area.

On Tue, 23 Jan 2007, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:

> OK, thanks  for a piece of good advice:)
> That should help
> Regards
> ----- Wiadomość oryginalna -----
> Od: "Ronan McGuirk" <ronan.mcguirk at vicsireland.org>
> Do: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Wysłano: 22 stycznia 2007 21:27
> Temat: Re: [Loadstone] No signal problem
>
>
> Przemyslaw,
>
> I experienced a similar No Signal problem with a different GPS receiver, the
> Holux slim 236.
>
> I got good advice on this list and can confirm that my problem was caused by
> me turning on the Holux GPS receiver in an area where there was a poor
> satellite signal.  I found that once it said no signal at the start that it
> did not want to get a signal.  If this happens it seems to be necessary to
> switch the gps unit off with a switch or cold restart.  It is also necessary
> to exit the Loadstone program.  I found that I should only switch the GPS
> unit on again when I am sure that there will be a good signal.  After it is
> switched on again, I need to wait for about 30 seconds before starting
> Loadstone on the phone again.  At that stage it usually works fine, provided
> I am in a good signal location.
>
> Hope this helps.
> Ronan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Przemysław Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 6:20 PM
> Subject: [Loadstone] No signal problem
>
>
>> Hi all!
>> I have a strange problem with my Loadstone 0.65 installed on the Nokia
> 6680 with G-Space Gs-R238 BT receiver.
>> Sometimes, having started Loadstone, I get the proper announcement "Signal
> acquired: ex. 6 satellites" (and this information can be provided by
> pressing 7), but if I try to move with joystick, Loadstone says "No signal
> from ex. 10 seconds" and I can't Enter any new point by pressing # in
> Navigation Mode.
>> To solve this problem, I was trying to use Cold Start, Restart of BT
> receiver or/and the phone, and something helped, but I''m not sure what it
> was and what's the reason...
>> Have you ever encountered such a strange situation?
>> Regards!
>> Przemyslaw
>>
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