[OSM-talk] GPS receiver orientation

Joerg Ostertag (OSM Tettnang/Germany) openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Sat Jul 26 20:34:30 BST 2008


On Samstag 26 Juli 2008, Gervase Markham 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? Also, does it make
> it slower to get a lock if I walk along while it's trying?
>
> I don't know the chipset, if that makes a difference - I think it may be
> SirfStar II. The wiki would know (I'm offline as I type).

The Antenna of the naviGPS can be seen here:

http://www.ostertag.name/osm/NaviGPS/thumbs/TN_960x1280_img_1220.jpg

which means laying your NaviGPS should result in the best reception.

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