[ntp:questions] Sure board not seeing sattelites.
unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Feb 21 23:49:26 UTC 2012
On 2012-02-21, unruh <unruh at invalid.ca> wrote:
> I am having trouble with my Sure gps. I have the gps inside and have run
> the antenna out to the edge of the roof ( the window looked out on a
> bunch of trees, which seemed to block the gps a lot). The antenna sees
> about 1.4 of the sky which should be lots to see enough sattelites to
> get a time fix. However, I am finding that it will suddenly stop getting
> a fix for long periods of time ( almost 15 hours now).
> Here is an output from the unit right now.
> which seems to say that it is seeing some of the sattelites, but not
> getting a fix at all. The blue light is not flashing.
> I have no idea what is happening here.
> Any suggestions?
> The antenna is on the edge of the flat roof. There are two large cedar
> trees to the east about 3m away partially blocking about 1/3 of the sky.
> If you want to see it, go to 49 15' 59.68N 123 15 06.09W. The trees The
> building extention to the west is about 2.5m high so does not block out
> that much of the sky. There seems to me to be no reason why the system
> should not be seeing enough of the sky to get enough sattelites for a
> fix. Defective unit?
And suddenly after about 18 hours of not working, it works again Here is
a working report
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