Reason for GPS problems found!

Kyle Gordon kyle at
Tue Jul 15 22:31:12 CEST 2008

ian douglas wrote:
> For those that follow the devel and commitlog lists, there was a patch 
> submitted by Andy Green @ Openmoko on the 13th suggesting that an 
> increase in voltage to the GPS workings might help. I haven't tried this 
> myself.
> The note attached said:
> "GPS internal antenna issue appears to respond positively to cranking 
> RF_3V to 3.6V from 3.0V."
> Perhaps Torfinn's last Email was right: it may not be an EMC problem but 
> a lack of voltage?
> -id
> thomasg wrote:

I'd be interested in hearing the results from people using that build of 
the software...

I almost order a FR today, but thought I would catch up on user feedback 
this evening and do it tomorrow. Glad I did now :-)


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