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Receiver will not find satellite

Ekse tried to help on the 9th. I let the BT-308 receiver run down for 10hrs, I recharged it for 6-8 hrs. I located the receiver with my iPAQ 5550 Pocket PC but there are no green lites to indicate a satellite found. iPAQ keeps trying to reconnect.

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This is not my expertise at all but i do no a few things about theses
i have searched the entire net over this i have had like 5 people say if the green lites are gone its the antenna areal inside and its faulty or gone is it under warranty?
some people are saying that its better to get a new one if the lights aren't even coming up ,,
like i said this aint my expertise but i searched the web and a bit of my knowledge seems to me that its had it ,,
there soon will be other experts on here might tell you different you can see what they have to say but i think it will be all the same

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Hi

Can I ask some quick question to tackle the problem.

Where you are presently (location)? Is it away from the network area?

Is the Ipaq under warranty still?

Since when you are facing this problem.


Regards
ELLIN

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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