[amsat-bb] Re: Compass Function in GPS

Lee McLamb ku4os at cfl.rr.com
Fri Dec 28 17:37:23 PST 2007

Or worse continues to display the last motion of more than a few meters.  
Learned that standing in the rain late one nite to activate a rare grid 
square.  My mistake was backing into a parking space then looking at the GPS.  
Fortunately I realized the error before the pass was over and was able to 
make some contacts.


On Friday 28 December 2007 10:45:44 James Duffey wrote:
> Unless your GPS has a dedicated compass, the direction function,
> which appears to be a compass will only function when the unit is in
> motion. I found out this the hard way on my rove in the June VHF
> contest. - Duffey
> --
> James Duffey KK6MC/5
> Cedar Crest NM 87008
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