Plz can any one help me i have GPS eTrex Garmin and its whene type thats it ready must appeare the location i mean langtue and littude but its just type (bng) in the location so whats the problem ? plz help me
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I will be happy to help you with this. Unfortunnately, the Etrex Venture does not have an Electronic Compass, therefore you cannot calibrate it. What this means is that this unit will show the correct direction of travel as long as you are moving. The unit takes satellite reading every 1 seconds and compares it's location with the last location. This way it can read the direction of travel. It will not give correct readings unless you are moving.
I hope this helps.
The unit needs to have the screen facing up. The unit will not read if it is vertical. Garmin cust serv finally helped me with that one. Once you turn on the unit, it could take up to 20 minutes (usually about 3) to grab satelites.
Try updating the unit software. A new satellite was launched this year and has been causing problems. The updates from Garmin fix it. Disable the WAAS in the meantime and see if that solves the problem in the meantime.
Due to a new satellite launched this year, the WAAS is affected.
Disable the WAAS, go to Garmin and download the latest software version
FOR THIS UNIT. Install, enable WAAS and you should be good to go. Let us know if this solved your problem. Thanks.