[OSM-talk] Inaccurate GPS location

Andrew Errington a.errington at lancaster.ac.uk
Sat Mar 10 01:50:39 GMT 2012


On Sat, 10 Mar 2012 10:38:17 John F. Eldredge wrote:
> After reading a news article about the effect the current solar storm is
> expected to have on GPS accuracy, I decided to see where my cell phone's
> GPS thought I currently was.  Usually it is fairly accurate, but tonight it
> thought I was about 12 miles from my actual location.  I tried three
> different apps; all gave the same, wrong location.

...because it's the same GPS receiver.



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