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I've been playing with the unadvertised features of the Nav display.

Does anyone know what the screen below is telling me? Something about 8 satellites tracking my vehicle, would be cool to know what the numbers equate to.
 

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It's actually the CIA tracking you. Stay away from your girlfriend's house!
You think CIA? I figured NSA!
 

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LOL, it's showing you how many satellites your GPS is receiving info from.
Well yeah, but looking for a bit more detail. What do the PRN and S/N columns mean? Why do the numbers change constantly? That sort of intell.
 

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Well yeah, but looking for a bit more detail. What do the PRN and S/N columns mean? Why do the numbers change constantly? That sort of intell.
This should help. :thumbup:

http://www.gmat.unsw.edu.au/snap/gps/glossary_i-q.htm

PRN basically tells you which satellite you are connected to, and S/N tells you the Signal to Noise ratio for that particular satellite. Low S/N means crap signal, and high S/N means strong signal.
 

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Nice, more arcane info mastered. Thanks much Bazza.
 
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