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My garmin gps 350 keeps losing satelite. Can you tell me how to fix it? Thank you!!!

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GPS requires line-of-sight and generally uncovered skyline. It won't work so well in forests or in between highrises and such.

However, there are a few things you can do to help get better signal.

  1. Move the GPS closer to the windshield.
  2. If you have an external antenna (one that can be moved without moving the unit), move it closer to the windshield, or if it is magnetic, put it on the top of your roof.
  3. If your GPS model has the option for an external antenna but you do not already have it, you may want to consider getting the external antenna. It'll let you position the antenna somewhere better without having to put the GPS unit itself in an awkward or inconvenient position.

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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