Anyone has done a Comparison GTA02 GPS Antenna vs. Nokia N95?

Boudewijn wankelwankel at
Mon Dec 5 22:20:25 CET 2011

On Monday 05 December 2011 16:02:54 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Do you have some software for both that shows the
> satellite positions and (relative) signal strength?
> What will be interesting is if the GTA02 sees the satellites
> more uniform.
> The background is that the ceramic patch antenna in the
> GTA02/04 should have a more omnidirectional sensitivity
> while the N95 has just one flexible PCB with a long wire.
> And the latter should show some clear direction sensitivity.
> I.e. if the device is rotated some satellites should
> become weaker and others stronger.
> So far the theory we want to probe :)

If someone on the list got (access to) a Motorola A780 with functional GPS, 
they could try as well. 

I got a bunch of them, but all with broken flex cable [1], which holds the 
antenna wire :-(


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