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Garmin 300 we bought our sat nav, it worked for two trips , now it turns itself off ... help pls?

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Is it working with the charger plugged in? when you take the charger off, is it immeditaly shut off? if it shuts down, does it wake up to the same point/map/stage it was before? more info is needed.

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Hi.I have Garmin 755 and need to help me.When i bought it ,it's worked good .It has 8 month old. The problem is,when i turn on ,working fine 1 minute, after that i saw on it that: Acquiring...

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sat_nav_fail.jpg?w=300&h=200 Sat-nav systems could become defunct next year, according to a report from the U.S. Government.
It reckons a lack of investment and development into the U.S. Air Force’s GPS (Global Positioning System) will cause the failure.
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I’ve been meaning to buy a sat-nav for some time due to my girlfriend’s “interesting” map-reading skills.
There’s no doubt reading a map can be more rewarding, but the convenience of using a sat-nav is a welcome one.
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The GAO criticised the U.S. Air Force Space Command for offering the service for free, and said the lack of investment meant both military and civilian systems could be affected.
Apparently the GPS system overran its budget by £562 million and the next satellite is due to go into orbit in August 2009 – almost two years behind schedule.
“It is uncertain whether the Air Force will be able to acquire new satellites in time to maintain current GPS service without interruption,” the GAO said.
But the U.S. Air Force Space Command left a comment on Twitter declaring there is nothing to worry about.
“Be assured, the issue is not whether GPS will stop working. There’s only a small risk we will not continue to exceed our performance standard.
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