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my global map 5200c curser is blinking a question mark


That question mark means the GPS antenna cannot get a satellite fix for the GPS to triangulate your position.
Be sure there is no aluminum above your antenna. This will block the gps signal. Also be sure your GPS antenna is at least 24" or more away from any other electronics The electromagnetic field electronics emit will disrupt the GPS signal coming to your antenna.

Sep 09, 2014 | Lowrance Globalmap 5200c Color...

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Tomtom one XL


hi, it can take up to 15min to find the gps signal for the first time, also make sure you outside and away from any tall building then just wait and you should find it will come on.

it usually takes about 5min to find signal but the first time it can take up to 15min to find the signal.

you could also go through the menus on the tomtom and find the menu that says gps and click on this and see if it has found any signals from what i can remember it needs to pick up 3 satalites before it starts working properly.

Let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

Jan 13, 2010 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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GPS wont aquire a satellite


    Hello there and happy new year
    If Your Unit Cannot Acquire Satellite Signals
  1. For your Garmin GPS unit to acquire the satellite signals it needs to function properly, the unit must be taken outside, away from mountains, tall buildings and heavy foliage where it can get a clear view of the sky. Keep the unit stationary for several minutes while the GPS unit acquires the necessary satellite signals.It may take several minutes for the unit to locate a good solid signal
  2. OK
  3. Hope this is very helpful please keep me posted on this ok?
    Best regards Michael

Jan 01, 2010 | Garmin MAP76 handheldS GPS Receiver

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lose gps signal as soon as we are 1/2 miles from home site


as soon as we are what?

try fully chatrging the battery if the signal is intermittent. Make sure it has a clear view of the sky, away from your phone or car radio

Jun 29, 2009 | Tomtom GO GPS Receiver

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