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My roadmate 700 wont pick up sattalite until 1 or 2am

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Install this update and take out into a clear, open area to create initial SAT contact. This will set your location and map sat locations closest to you.

http://www.magellangps.com/support/chooser.asp?prodid=955&supportid=529

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