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Cannot find GPS signal no matter where i am.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Communication Timeout
Under connection settings switch off the "beam" - apparently there is a conflict between the IR beam port and one of the ports used by the GPS system. Has worked for me.
Posted on Nov 22, 2007
This is official statement from Omnitech:
"We apologize for the inconvenience you are having acquiring a GPS signal. Due to the high volume of calls and emails, you will not be able to speak with a representative. The problem is not only happening with your device.
GPS receivers are having a problem communicating with the GPS satellites since saturday June 13th, the GPS manufacturer is currently working very closely with the GPS satellite authorities trying to resolve this matter urgently, a solution is expected to be available
Please send your contact information to email@example.com or fax
them to 6269560622 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Please submit only one request You do not have to call us back regarding this matter, we will get in touch with you directly as soon as a solution is available within the next few days."
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
The most common reasons are thus
1) You do not have the right PORT and BAUD set
Consult the manual for the software.
2) You are noit in a location where the sky is visible to the unit)
move outside and away from buildings or electrical items
3) Your battery power is too low to get a fix
4) nThe SIIRF chip is damaged
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Posted on May 20, 2010
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