[Loadstone] visible satellites

Adhimoolam Vetrivel Murugan vadhimoolam at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 22:17:57 GMT 2009


I thought so. But sometimes when I am in a subway station, My LS
states: satalites 0 of 5. Does it mean that the device could actually
see 5 at that moment, but receive signal from none?

Vetri.

On 21/01/2009, Rob Melchers <rob at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> LS reports the number of sats as mentioned in the NMEA message it gets from
> the receiver. If you call the rec hardware it's the hardware that
> determines the report.
>
> At 1/21/2009, you wrote:
>>Hi Kevin and Rob:
>>Thanks for the replies.
>>
>>We didn't realise that there are 32 satellites in orbit!
>>
>>I should also have said that I was using an M1000.
>>
>>The veiled question, of course, was:
>>'is this a function of the software' or a hardware reality!!!!
>
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