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Set not showing any strength signal bars no position acquired wrong date and time shown on display any suggestions

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    John Cornford Jan 06, 2016

    I know this problem - when you start the unit up press the page and start button until the first page arrives, then just wait a while, but it works for me.

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SOURCE: Wont acquire any satellites

Have you tried an external antenna? The flip antenna's are known to give problems,

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Won't acquire....

i have the same exact problem. i had a new one and wore out the joy stick. i sent it in for repair and a hundred bucks later i got a reman. it says the date is 2025. but i did not care about that till now its usless it cant find were it is. im gonna call garmin and complain. i know it wont do any good but i will feel better. i found brand new ones on the internet for 60 bucks more than garmins reman ones.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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i have the same problem. called garmin and they said the internal battery needs to be replaced. of course that can only be done by shipping it back to them. i just leave mines plugged into my lighter so i dont have to turn it off only to have to wait soooooo long when i turn it back on to pick up the sats. oh, i also hide it in my console so no one can see it shining in my car overnight. hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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SOURCE: My Garmin 48 does not

I suggest visit the Garmin site and tried to update the software, I make this and it worked again.

Keep us updated.

Posted on Jan 08, 2011

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Instructions


From the manual:

Setting the Clock
1. Press and hold the Time Set Button until the display begins flashing
2. Press the Reverse or Forward Button to set the time. Holding a button for a few seconds will advance or reverse the time rapidly. Set the correct AM/PM time, shown by the PM Indicator on the display
3. After setting the time, press the Enter Button or wait about ten seconds for the unit to beep twice and the display to return to the normal mode

Setting the Calendar (It is important to set the correct date in order to use the 7-5-2 Alarm settings)
1. Press and hold the Date Set/7-5-2 Button until the display flashes and the year replaces the month/day at the bottom of the display
2. Press the Reverse or Forward Button to set the correct year, and then press the Enter Button. The unit will beep and the display will show the month and day. Again, press the Reverse or Forward
Button to set the current date
3. After setting the date, press the Enter Button or wait ten seconds to return to the normal display mode

Setting the AM/FM Radio Alarm
1. Press and hold the Radio Alarm Button until the settings and radio frequency appear on the display.
2. Press the Reverse or Forward Button to set the alarm time.
3. Use the AM/FM Band Button or the Memory Set 1-6 Buttons to select a radio station to wake up to. Adjust the alarm volume using the Volume Thumbwheel
4. After setting the wake time and sound, you will need to select your 7-5-2 setting. The 7-5-2 setting lets you set the alarm for a full week, Monday through Friday, or the weekend. Before setting the alarm, be sure that you have set the date, as shown in the Setting the Clock and Calendar section. While the display is still flashing, press the Date Set/7-5-2 Button until the desired setting is shown at the top of the display.
5. After you have programmed the radio alarm, press the Enter Button or wait ten seconds to return to the clock display. The Radio Alarm Indicator will appear on the display, showing that the alarm is set.

Setting the Nature Sounds Alarm
1. Press and hold the Sounds Alarm Button until the settings and Nature Sounds Indicator appear
2. Press the Reverse or Forward Button to set the alarm time
3. Use the Nature Sounds Button to select a nature sound to wake to. There is a choice of four sounds:
Sound #1: Ocean Surf
Sound #2: Forest Spring
Sound #3: Rushing Brook
Sound #4: Summer Wind
4. After setting the wake time and sound, you will need to select your 7-5-2 setting. The 7-5-2 setting lets you set the alarm for a full week, Monday through Friday, or the weekend. Before setting the alarm, be sure that you have set the date, as shown in the Setting the Clock and Calendar section. While the display is still flashing, press the Date Set/7-5-2 Button until the desired setting is shown at the top of the display.
5. After you have programmed the nature sounds alarm, press the Enter Button or wait ten seconds to return to the clock display. The Nature Sounds Alarm Indicator will appear on the display.

Setting the Buzzer Alarm
1. Press and hold theBuzzer Alarm Buttonuntil the alarm setting appears on the display.
2. Press the Reverse or Forward Button to set the alarm time.
3. After setting the wake time and sound, you will need to select your 7-5-2 setting. The 7-5-2 setting lets you set the alarm for a full week, Monday through Friday, or the weekend. Before setting the alarm, be sure that you have set the date, as shown in the Setting the Clock and Calendar section. While the display is still flashing, press the Date Set/7-5-2 Button until the desired setting is shown at the top of the display.
4. After you have programmed the buzzer alarm, press the Enter Button or wait ten seconds to return to the clock display. The Buzzer Alarm Indicator will appear on the display, showing that the alarm is set.

Dec 06, 2013 | Timex T309TT Clock Radio

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How to set the date


1. Open the front cover to show the programming buttons:
Program the Date & Time and Print Method using the 3 buttons: Mode, Select, Setting: Date & Time: Press the Mode button. The Hour will start blinking. Press the Setting button until the correct hour is displayed. Press Select to set the hour shown. The Minutes will blink. Press Setting until the correct minutes are displayed. Press Select to set the minutes shown. The Seconds will blink. To set the seconds at 00, press the Setting button. Press Select. The Year will blink. Press the Setting button until the desired year is shown. Press Select to set the year shown. The Month will blink. Press Setting until the correct month is shown. Press Select to set the month shown. The Day blinks. Press Setting until the correct day is shown. Press Select to set the day shown
If you need additional instructions the manual can be found here: TC100 Manual
Hope this helps, Myridom

Mar 04, 2011 | The Times ROYAL TC100 TimeMaster Time...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 signal swing


#1 Your BlackBerry does not have sufficient Power
Check the battery charge level as shown by the battery icon on the top left of the home screen. No Power - Battery Charge Indicator does not show a charge or is very weak. The battery icon may be red. Charge the battery.
#2 You are Out of Network coverage area
Check the Signal Strength Indicator on the home screen. (1 to 5 bars, as shown below, indicating signal strength). If there is no signal, you may be out of range of the network.
If you are sure you are in range of the network, but show no signal strength, press Alt-Right Shift-Del at the same time. This will cause the BlackBerry to reacquire a network connection.
The process for this procedure is:
  • Press Alt-Right Shift-Del (The Del key is also the Backspace key.)
  • The screen will go blank, and an hourglass will appear. Wait for the hourglass to go away.
  • The startup screen will appear. Wait for it to go away.
  • A screen that says Verifying Security Software will appear. Wait for it to go away.
  • Check the Radio Tower icon.
If you are in Coverage Area of your Service Provider, You will get the network.
#3 Your Data plan is switched Off.

Feb 22, 2011 | RIM BlackBerry Curve 8520 Smartphone

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How to set date and time


Set the date and time:
The current date and time are shown in the display when the machine is on and ready for use (Ready mode). The date and time will be printed on all faxes you send.
1. Press Menu.
2. Press Left Right Arrow to choose SET DATE & TIME and press Start/Enter.
3. Press Start/Enter when the display shows Date Format.
4. Press Left Right Arrow to select either Europe (day month year) or USA (month day year) and press Start/Enter.
5. Press Start/Enter when the display shows Date & Time.
6. Set the date and time. You can move the cursor by pressing Left Right Arrow.
7. Press Start/Enter when the date and time are correct.
1-AM 2-PM will display.
8. Press 1 or 2.

Dec 07, 2010 | HP 1050 Plain Paper Inkjet Fax

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Unit shows 3 bars for signal strength yet the


This is a very old radio, and your antenna could be shot too. Try another antenna first.

Mar 01, 2010 | Audiovox SIRPNP2 SIRIUS Radio Receiver

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No network coverage


Network IC Problem. We also faced the same problem here. The Signal Bar shows Full Strength for a few Seconds and immediately drops down to Zero Strength but it Displays the Operator Name.

Feb 23, 2010 | Sony Ericsson K550i Cellular Phone

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Sirius satellite radio constantly shows "acquiring signal"


it could be the connection on the back of the reciever that could be bad. I would call sirius and see if your reciever is under warranty still, if not i can almost garauntee that your tuner antenna input is bad, if your antenna is brand new.

Apr 15, 2009 | Sirius Audio Players & Recorders

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SIRIUS Sportster "Acquiring Signal"


Let me save you $30.00. A new antenna will not help, nor will cleaning the contacts. I just did both of those and it did not help. I have mine in the freezer right now cooling it down. Sirius told me that I should not leave it in the car because it gets to hot. They told me to buy another unit....

Feb 07, 2008 | Sirius Satellite Radio Sirius Sportster...

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Wrong date and time


Your GPS receive its date and time from satellites. Take the unit outside and acquire a satellite fix in order to update your time and date. You can set the time zone and time display (12hr, 24hr, UTC) under the unit setting.

Jan 12, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

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