GPS tracking

MarcOChapeau marco at
Sat Jul 12 22:42:30 CEST 2008

On Sat, 12 Jul 2008 22:20:33 +0200, simarillion <simarillion at> wrote:
> My GPS on the Freerunner is working very well and I have already tracked
> some
> streets for OSM with it. Additionally I have recorded a long ride with my
> motorcycle and compared it with OSM and googlemaps and was very surprised
> good
> the result was. (tangogps shows a GDOP  between 1 and 2 and OSM
> 4)
> When I want to get a fix I have to go outside (balcony is enough) turn on
> GPS,
> hold the FR vertically and do not move much and at the latest 10 Minutes
> get
> a Fix.

10 minutes ?? Well, then your GPS (and mine) is obviously _not_ working

> Did you check the connection of the GPS antenna which is mentioned in
> (I would not solder as mentioned there but you can check visually and
> it
> off and in again)

I don't understand what a page like that is doing on the wiki. The keyword
here is "Warranty"...

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