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Old 25-01-2012, 19:34   #1
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Anyone Else Having GPS Problems Tonight

My garmin GPS is not staying consistant with positions. Sometimes doesn't recieve fixes for maybe 10-15 minutes at a time. Solar flares maybe. Just courious......Michael..
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Old 25-01-2012, 19:40   #2
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Re: Anyone else having GPS problems tonight

Yes, bad solar flares this week... heard it on the radio.
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Old 25-01-2012, 19:42   #3
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Re: Anyone else having GPS problems tonight

And being in Oregon you are closer to the line of fire.

Have you seen the Northern Lights the last couple of nights?
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Going very slowly, my GPS goes around in circles,
Not good at night in unfamiliar area's surrounded by reefs,
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Has been pretty cloudy up here with storms passing daily, may get a little clearing tonight between fronts. My GPS is still being eratic..Michael..
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Re: Anyone else having GPS problems tonight

Clouds aren't the problem. Massive ionization and the increased stream of matter from the sun pushing the GPS constellation a little out of orbit is.
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Clouds aren't the problem. Massive ionization and the increased stream of matter from the sun pushing the GPS constellation a little out of orbit is.
Sorry, was referring to seeing the northern lights..Michael..
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