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    Re: Gps Crash
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 1999 Aug 21, 11:20 PM

    We started a hndheld Garmin 48 and a mounted Lowrance Seanav 150 receiving 
    diff corrections from a Magellan DBR.
    We opened a bottle of Gruet (New Mexico) and waited. Absolutely nothing changed at 0000 UTC. The one with
    differential stayed fixed. The Garmin continued its slow SA wandering, with no 
    jumps. We toasted the rollover and
    honked our horn anyway.
    I was sorry my old Motorola Traxar had quit. It would have been interesting to 
    see what that would do (10 years old).
    I did not try turning them off and on again afterward. I will do that in the morning.
    One disturbing thing I did note: The Lowrance lagged the Garmin by a little 
    more than one second in its time display.
    Since they both must know the time to less than a microsecond to perform their 
    location function, this suggests the
    firmware in the Lowrance is slow about updating the display.
    On Sun, 22 Aug 1999 02:00:05 +0100, J.C.Sutherland wrote:
    >Hi again;
    >It didn't happen, I monitored my positon up until 00:03UT no problem
    >reading 7 satellites.
    >Then I switched off for a few minutes. When I switched on again I had no
    >satellites. In 20 mins it was up and running again but with only 3.
    >I have switched off again now and I will check again in the morning.
    > Has anyone had any problems?

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