[time-nuts] GPS Antenna
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Tue Sep 13 16:10:04 UTC 2011
Sometimes a very small movement in the antenna can help. The antenna sitting
on a table inside the window probably does not do as well as the antenna
sitting on top of a flower pot outside the window.
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Azelio Boriani
Sent: Monday, September 12, 2011 7:00 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] GPS Antenna
OK, now I see (the indoor GPS unit) and agree (a window facing south).
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Azelio Boriani
> <azelio.boriani at screen.it> wrote:
> > Yes, if you are at 55 degrees (N or S) you have satellites at most
> > on your head and I think you must start facing just south, say, at 70
> > degrees and beyond. I'm in Italy at 45 degrees north (JN55BK QTH
> > no such a problem.
> Yes, you certainly have no problem. But look and I bet that you see
> more GPS satellites to the south than to the north. This whole
> thing came up in the context of an indoor GPS receiver looking out a
> window. Question was if you can choose any window which is "best".
> Chris Albertson
> Redondo Beach, California
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