[ntp:questions] Re: Good and cheap GPS receivers (was: Reference clocks - which?)

Bjorn Gabrielsson bg at lysator.liu.se
Sat Oct 30 20:46:08 UTC 2004

"Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" <wolfgang+gnus20041030T125048 at dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com> writes:

> Helmut Wollmersdorfer <helmut at wollmersdorfer.at> writes:
> Unless you can mount the antenna and/or the whole gps on the roof,
> getting a GPS will be nothing but an aggravation.  GPS is roughly 1.5
> Ghz and line of sight.  

A window on first floor might be much worse than an antenna on the
addict, especially if you do position hold. A friend can usually
"navigate" his eTrex in his appartment. Obviously sheet metal roofs
are bad, but if you have other materials - try it out. Borrow a
handheld to check satellite reception out.


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