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MAGELLAN MERIDIAN XL

I CAN ONLY PICK UP ONE OR TWO SATILITES WHEN I POWER UP

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I think your best bet would be to initialize the unit again. To save time (and battery power if you haven't got an auxiliary power cable) let the GPS know where it is on the planet, in additon to the current date and time)

Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

Do you have the WAAS option checked off in the options menu? If you "WAAS required" checked off, your unit will have a hard time ever aquiring your position.

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