A Conversation for The Sea
Baron Grim Started conversation Apr 9, 2004
Are NOT in geosynchronous orbit. They orbit the earth approximately every 12 hours. For more info see A523216
Florida Sailor All is well with the world Posted Apr 9, 2004
you are correct. The fact that my GPS shows a group of satellites on the opening screen and they each seem to light up as they are found, fairly quickly unless you go to a new area when it is turned off, made me think they were always in the same place.
I'll watch more closely next time I fire it up. Was going to try before posting, but I left it on the boat.
Smij - Formerly Jimster Posted Apr 10, 2004
I've removed the word 'stationary' - does this fix the problem?
Florida Sailor All is well with the world Posted Apr 10, 2004
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