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Raymarine A-65 unable to find satalites

My Raymarine A-65 was replaced by Raymarine factory. When I got the new unit it has been unable to find any satalites. I sent the unit back to Ray, they in turn returned it to me saying that it worked fine for them. I still can't get it to find any satalite signal. Power is good, connections are all new and clean, view is clear. tried two different RS 12 antennas, same results.

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If you have a loose RS12 try moving it around the deck and see if it make a diffrence.There might be something knocking it out.
If it is doing a cold start it cold take up to 10 min to get a fix. Once it has a fix it will aquire the next time much quicker.RS12's are mostly rock solid and get great fixes.
Also set the time up on the A65 to what you are at ,IE, universal time minus 5 if you are on the east coast of the US.Time set up is under the units menu. Hope this helps

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