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Title: GPS FAULT?
Post by: amassaras on June 16, 2009, 15:20:49 PM
Hello,
I have a GPS RYE TRAVELER 3503 (It is a PNA).
It runs Microsoft Windows CE 4.2  and I have loaded some Navigator Applications like IGO8, Destinator 7, OziExplorer andSygic DRIVE.

All software was working fine before Sunday 14th June. Since Sunday sattelites are found but no positioning.

This problem it is NOT software related because on all  software it worked fine, and now on all software it can't lock his position.
Today I read some forums and realized that many people in Greece have the same problem with the same device so it is not a Hardware problem.
does anybody know something?
 
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: kam on June 16, 2009, 21:49:27 PM
For me it is a hardware problem as well. I think that it has nothing to do with he other failures. How many sats can you locate?
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: amassaras on June 17, 2009, 17:11:34 PM
now 6 sats. I realized that there are many like me. They say that somebody (USA) changed some codes on the sat signals at 13-6-09 and this causes the problem
 
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: spic0m on June 17, 2009, 20:53:17 PM
The truth is that they have some problems up there the last months.  ;D

link (http://sidt.gpsworld.com/gpssidt/Latest+News/GPS-at-Risk-Doomsday-2010/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/597841?contextCategoryId=1385)
link (http://www.precisionpays.com/2009/05/concerns-with-gps-satellites-and-future-viability/)
link (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,526849,00.html)

Maybe Gps's with small receptance antenas and some weak or jammed signals cause all this.
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: amassaras on June 22, 2009, 16:49:44 PM
since 22-6-09, the Gps works fine without some upgrade in software or hardware.
it seems that something changed in the coding of  satellites signal
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: kam on June 22, 2009, 16:56:21 PM
now that's some good news, although i hate those gizmos. I prefer the old good way of "by asking you go to the city" :D:D:D
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: spic0m on June 22, 2009, 19:12:31 PM
Surely has to do with the signaling.
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: amassaras on July 14, 2009, 08:31:42 AM
Imagine being in the means of National road, or night in a solitary place. You can't find anybody to ask.
Title: Re: GPS FAULT?
Post by: spic0m on July 16, 2009, 23:53:56 PM
Lol, sounds like a horror movie.  ;D