GPS navigation units

To: "Birding Services Brisbane" <>, "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: GPS navigation units
From: Paul Coopmans <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 13:21:20 -0500
At 09:14 31-03-03 +1000, Birding Services Brisbane wrote:
>Many thanks to those who have responded to my original message regarding my
>Magellan GPS units.  It has been very helpful and interesting.  After my
>initial attempts to get them working, I left them outside for about 15 - 20
>minutes and, guess what?  They were both working and had locked into 5
>satellites.  So I seem to have had the same story as Bob Sothman.  I have
>just tried them again this morning and both had 4 satellites after  a few

That's what I just did with my Magellan 300, took 20-25 minutes here in
Quito, eventually got locked onto 4 satellites. It hadn't been used for
quite some time ..

Cheers, Paul

Paul Coopmans
Quito, Ecuador

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