A Conversation for The Sea

GPS Satellites

Post 1

Baron Grim

Are NOT in geosynchronous orbit. They orbit the earth approximately every 12 hours. For more info see A523216

smiley - ok


GPS Satellites

Post 2

Florida Sailor All is well with the world

smiley - blush 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.

smiley - sorry

F smiley - shark S


GPS Satellites

Post 3

Smij - Formerly Jimster

I've removed the word 'stationary' - does this fix the problem?


GPS Satellites

Post 4

Florida Sailor All is well with the world

smiley - ok

I would like to see the word 'satellites' linked to the EG entry in post one of this thread it it's not too much trouble.

smiley - cheers

F smiley - shark S


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