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GPS issues

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 0000edgar0000, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. 0000edgar0000

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    I keep losing gps once in awhile mid flight. Noticed I go from 16 satellites to 4. P-atti followed by P-opti mode. I'm afraid to fly long range due to this issue. I just got the P3 Pro about a month ago. Should I return it? Bad compass?
     
  2. John Locke

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    If you're out in clear sky when this occurs, something isn't right. If this is reproducible on all flights I would have it looked at. You will lose GPS going under or near high tension power wires, the big towers that carry 450,000+ volts.
     
  3. alokbhargava

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    You should not loose GPS if you are flying in clear space, away from tall buildings, power lines etc. are you flying at 200 plus feet levels?

    Hope you have not covered top of your P3 with any metallic foil.
     
  4. Wibble

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    Go to healthy drones and upload your flight log. It will tell you if you really are losing signal. You can post it on here and we can advise you better.
    The flight log is stored on your phone/tablet - healthydrones.com tells you how to find it.
     
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    Flight time Altitude Home Distance Type Notification
    A 00m 00s 0.0 ft 0 ft Mode Mode changed to GPS_Atti
    B 00m 02s 0.0 ft 0 ft Mode Mode changed to AssitedTakeoff
    C 00m 02s 0.0 ft 0 ft Tip Tips__RC Assisted Takeoff
    D 00m 09s 0.0 ft 1 ft Mode Mode changed to GPS_Atti
    E 10m 01s 76.8 ft 57 ft Mode Mode changed to Atti
    F 10m 17s 21.3 ft 30 ft Mode Mode changed to GPS_Atti