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gps never came on

Headed out.   at home, to car,   to airport, all worked fine, gps?   In the Airport knowing it is going to be fun, I  could not find a spot to sit and get comfrtable,  I walked around, will haveto  check on those video's ifgps was working or not?  So I had time to kill, and made sure gps was on and in the Terminal, not a single white showing of that  tear drop?   Time to board  I had my camera on for 15 minutes inside, not a single  white sign of the tear drop?  Well  I did  give up a window seat, in the back, or paid  additional to get one, I did get moved to the front and an AIsle seat.    and   I was hoping the GPS would have shown white, locking. never did.  for the 45 minutes  of the three 15 minute times i had it on.  

 

Could  there been a block yes?  could there been  no view to the sky, yes, but the last flight I had  GPS came on at 6,000"  this time total failure?  gopro, if I hold my breath will I  either pass out for an answer or fall on Deaf ears?

 

 how many Satalites gopro does the  gps have, or need to  at least lock on to get a  connection and  telementry, this question I ask the team?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXD0JvW7elg

Boarded the Plane and sure I had gps on take off and during flights, but sure enough as i checked my footage guages (GPS) not there, these are some of the clips. I gotten, I have one more chance to get take off and during as well landing

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Nomad
Posts: 583

Re: gps never came on

you need at least 3 sat fixes for a GPS lock. More sats will give you better accuracy.

 

Blocking GPS ... why should anybody want to do this ... especially on an airport?

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Nomad
Posts: 583

Re: gps never came on

you need at least 3 sat fixes for a GPS lock. More sats will give you better accuracy.

 

Blocking GPS ... why should anybody want to do this ... especially on an airport?

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Re: gps never came on

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1 or 8. I am lucky I reloaded to see thegps  on video,     not surewhy but sure know the return was like said  not  working blocked is theword I used due to a roof over head, or I should have said  weak signal, or interference.   thnx for the reply

 

As I reviewed my take off, now I wished I shot longer Lol got gps on .  makes you wanna go hmmmm