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NAVCOM Satellite Predictor?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by MapMaker53, May 7, 2015.

  1. MapMaker53

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    I had been using the NAVCOM Satellite Predictor site to see how many GPS satellites would be available at any given point in time, but lately I get the message "Almanac File Outdated" and I don't see anyway to refresh it. Is anyone else running into this problem? Lately, sometimes it loads for me, but all too often it does not. Thanks.

    http://satpredictor2.deere.com/homePost
     
  2. AL T

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    Came thru on mine 1 min ago Have you tried uavforecst.com, a lot more info
     
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    Or try GPS Status app on Android to see what sats are actually visible at your location and whetre they are in your sky
     
  5. MapMaker53

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    Thanks for the alternate site. I do have a number of sat apps on my Andriod, but I need to plan ahead for projects and have to be able to query a location other than my current one -- sometimes in a different state at a particular date and time.
     
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    I have 1 pc that does that. Another doesn't but it iis usually on 24/7 and many tabs open including that one. I use it to see when it is bad time <6, otherwise I go
     
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    And have you ever found anywhere/anytime that there weren't sufficient satellites?
    I haven't.
     
  8. MapMaker53

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    Yes, I have. My projects sometimes require me to fly at relatively low altitude and have dropped below 6 at times. Might be better now that I've modded to the larger GPS puck.
     
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    Yes absolutely,

    Only once since I did 4mm and foil though months ago

    The orginal 2mm was so bad I could sit 10 minutes or more and never get >5. yet if I move it 10 feet it might!

    but I fly in parks along creeks and rivers , under trees along trails, etc.