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Tall buildings, mountains, and other large objects, even highway overpasses, can interefere with or interrupt the GPS signal. A GPS receiver must have a clear

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How the gps jammers work?

GPS signal jammers are portable devices that literally means gadgets that stop a GPS tracking device from receiving the signal that without which they cannot pick up their position. They emit their own signal at the frequency that GPS tracking devices use, which confuses or blocks other GPS signals.

What type of equipment will interfere GPS signal in the vehicle?

i cant think of anything . i have a gps system w/ blue tooth and sirius and have never got any glitches or anything. maybe its your system, antenna or wires.

How does aluminum block a gps signal?

GPS is a radio signal. Metals block radio signals. Aluminum is a metal.

Why do clouds interfere with radio signals?

Clouds interfere with radio signals because the density of the cloud can cause static with the radio signal. The air can also interfere with the signal.

What kind of a signal does a GPS give off?

Your hand-held GPS is a receiver. It listens to signals fromGPS satellites, and doesn't "give off" any signal of its own.

How is radio altitude determined by in aircraft?

There are two ways to do it, first and the most accurate is by satellite GPS, the GPS receiver have to log on to 3 or more satellites and it can determine the precise coordinates and even the speed it is flying, the other one is by sending a signal out and wait for the bounced signal and measure the time from sending to receiving the signal but that will only give the height above ground level and not above sea level

Where does gps reciver get its signal?

from satellites in orbit.

Does time change affect gps signal?


How can you block the transmitter signal?

Transmit another signal using the same carrier frequency to interfere with the original signal...also known as "jamming". If you have two signals using the same carrier frequency, and you add a second signal source with the same carrier frequency, and an a stronger amplitude (intensity), but different signal data, then it mixes with the original signal at the receiving end, and the original signal cannot be clearly decoded.

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Can a magnet disrupt a GPS signal?

No, GPS uses microwave/radio signals which are unaffected by magnets.

Does a GPS vehicle locator work in Antarctica?

As long as the GPS vehicle locator receives signal in Antarctica then it should function properly. You should check with the company that supplies the GPS signal and confirm they have coverage in Antarctica.

How do you scramble gps signal?

transmit a jamming signal on its L1 and L2 carrier frequencies.

Can garmain handheld gps lose signalor network?

Any GPS can lose its signal. Even military grade GPS can encounter those problems. However, it's overall a good brand of GPS and you shouldn't let the possibility of a lost signal keep you from your purchase.

How reliable is a gps map when I am camping in the states?

A gps map is only as reliable as your access to Satelite signal. Camping in certain areas where the satelite signal is strong will allow you to be able to access gps map wherever you go.

Which navigation devices have the best signal speed when a vehicle is moving?

Traditionally the best GPS for signal speed is a Garmin GPS. These are built with high quality materials and are traditionally more accurate when it comes to signal speed.

What is the frequency range of the GPS devices?

All GPS satellites broadcast on the same two frequencies:- 1.57542 GHz (L1 signal) and 1.2276 GHz (L2 signal).

Will the iphone GPS Maps work in Trinidad?

No... gps signal too weak for iphes to pick up.

Does the palm 755p have gps?

No. You would need a separate GPS receiver and GPS software (i.e. TomTom) on your palm device to decipher the GPS receiver's signal into information you can use.

Can you get a GPS signal underwater?

The signal rapidly attenuates when passing through water, even heavy cloud cover can make it too weak to receive usable GPS signals.

How PPS signal in GPS reconfigured?

by command from INTER to RCVR.

What kind of signal is used in a GPS satellite?

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Will the Garmin Nuvi 265WT Auto / Road GPS Navigation with Traffic interfere with my car stereo?

The traffic updates for this product are updated via a silent FM signal, designed to avoid inteference with your car stereo and radio equipment.

What are some reasons that my GPS might not be picking up a signal?

Typically a loss of a GPS signal is due to an obstruction, such as being in a building, parking structure or tunnel. Also the method settings your GPS unit uses to poll data may not be effective in your situation.

Do the tomtom gps system work perfectly?

Nothing works perfectly at all times. If you are passing through a tunnel or are inside a building, the GPS signal to your TomTom will be weak and you may lose signal.