[ntp:questions] Re: GPS signal quality
helmut at wollmersdorfer.at
Wed Nov 10 20:18:49 UTC 2004
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> It sounds very much as if you have a poor location for your antenna!
Yes, my office is in the basement.
> Can you place the antenna on the
> highest point of the building you are in?
Maybe. I would need to ask the owner of the building.
> I have learned from experience that even foliage will block the GPS
> signal! Now that most of the leaves have fallen from the trees,
That's an additional problem. Now the tree in front of the receiver is
half-leaved, the others are uncovered.
Now in the evening (21:00 local time) conditions seem better with
signals from 3-5 satellites.
> the computer hardware and the operating system also affect the performance!
Via Epia ME6000 (600 Mhz) with Linux and _not_ dedicated.
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