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Satellite Reception

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by solsystem, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. solsystem

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    Lately I have noticed a reduction in my satellite reception on my P3A. The first few weeks I was getting upward to 20 satellites, but lately I have been unable to get more than 12-13 at best. I have checked the KP index during those days and it was relatively low. I have been flying in the same area the whole time. Thanks
     
  2. tcope

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    Thank you for sharing.
     
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  3. BigAl07

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    I usually get from 11 - 15 on any given flight. That's awesome because on my Blade 350QX2 I was lucky to get a solid 7 or 8 regularly.
     
  4. N017RW

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    You were getting too many.

    Some had to be taken and shared with others not so fortunate.

    :p
     
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    I've also noticed the same. I was use to getting 17 or so. Now I'm getting 12 or 13
     
  6. flyNfrank

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    The satellites are more accessible at different times of the day. I have the most early on and then less as the day goes.
     
  7. N017RW

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    Sometimes too much info. is a bad thing.

    If you got a GO or No GO on a position fix instead it would be less worrisome, No???
     
  8. solsystem

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    Thanks everyone, I'll shall consider myself fortunate :)
     
  9. D4T_PoM

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    I have seen the recent drop too.

    Before on uavforecast it was always 15+ gps now it 7-10 gps
     
  10. cnynctry

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    Like one of the other poster mentions. Different sats at different times of the day. There are also planned or unplanned outages of sats. I would bet that if you google it you can find what satellites are available on any given day or time for a specific location.
     
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    Service status of NAVSTAR is available here.
    Similarly service status of GLONASS is available here.
     
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  12. cnynctry

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