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post #11 of Old 06-22-2007
Larus Marinus
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Originally Posted by maddata
So, I figure the issue is a hardware failure with the receiver. The only issue is the GPS receiver blinks green as if it has a fix, but again, no data comes to the chart plotter.
Does your GPS have a display page indicating satellites received and their signal strengths? You might try changing the antenna and/or the antenna cable in a temporary rig. My oldest GPS is a wonderful anxiety tester, it starts to loose satellites the moment it is really needed. The other two are OK. However, I know its problem is a poor antenna cable, coax doesn't seem to live long on my boat, it doesn't like being sea washed frequently and salt air soaked, I guess.
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