333Re: GPS problem?
- Jan 5, 2009Norm,
Did you ever get this sorted out?
--- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@...> wrote:
> Norm VE7BZC wrote...
> > Voltage to GPS antenna = 3.0 Vdc / Current draw 32 mA...
> > Inspection shows that the 'cap' mod has been done.
> > The LM317 regulator does not run hot.
> > A simple cable inspection and 'shake' test for breaks, with meter
> > attached to cable, did not produce any noticeable results...
> Everything sounds pretty normal... except you mentioned earlier
> takes 3 hours to get a lock! Try connecting it to a PC with a null
> adapter or cable in line with the programming cable. You should see
> NMEA data in a terminal program, or better yet, fire up something
> like VisualGPS to take a look at the data it is spitting out.
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
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