[OSM-talk] GPS receiver orientation

Tim Waters (chippy) chippy2005 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 26 12:18:04 BST 2008

On 7/26/08, Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net> wrote:
> Random question: does the orientation of a GPS receiver make any
>  difference? If I hold my BGT-11 vertically, will it find it harder to
>  get and keep a lock than if I hold it horizontally?

I really want to do some experimentation with getting a lock from cold
when placed on a dashboard, compared to held stationary in your hand,
standing outside of the car.

Possibly the body acts as a barrier to some satellites, but I've
noticed that locks occur very fast when the GPS is in the car.

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