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Locating satellite system take a long time to locate satellite and until it does i'm stuck with kansas on the chart

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  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    gps545s fails to navigate ie receive satellite

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Initialization time has been greatly reduced with newer system software upgrade for the Garmin GPSMAP 545s. Get your system software upgrade here.

I hope that helps.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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