not getting lost in the scrub, despite using a GPS

To: David McDonald <>
Subject: not getting lost in the scrub, despite using a GPS
From: Laurie & Leanne Knight <>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 17:45:48 +1000
David McDonald wrote:

> Not that you should ever pay any attention to the altitude readout on a GPS
> receiver.

I find that my GPS is generally fairly good on the altitude front when
it has good access to the satellites.  However, when it has to strain
through partial canopy cover or has a ridge or two in the way then the
altitude reading is often out by up to 500m.

Regards, Laurie.
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