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HX-1 Navigator [General] - Resetting GPS receiver

Author: Robert Taylor Reference Number: AA-00558 Views: 2424 Created: 2018-02-08 12:43 Last Updated: 2018-02-08 12:43 100 Rating/ 1 Voters

If you are having trouble getting a GPS satellite fix on your HX-1, make sure you trying to detect satellites while outside, clear of near by obstructions and with a clear view of the sky.

The Satellite detection and download of GPS ephemeris and almanac data can take up to 20 minutes, allowing the device to obtain a precise GPS fix on your location.

If this has not completed properly, you can reset the GPS and try again, here's how:


To perform a GPS reset, first click the Hema button on the main launch screen, as shown at 1 below.

Main Screen

This will open the Floating Nav screen. Tap the satellite indicator on this screen as shown at 2 below.

Nav Screen

The GPS Status screen will display. You may see either of the two following screens. Both of these show examples when GPS lock has not been obtained.

Tap the Reset GPS Satellite Data button to perform the GPS reset.

Waiting for GPS lock

GPS Status screen

You will be prompted to confirm that you wish to perform the reset. Tap the OK button to confirm and continue with the reset.

Reset prompt

You will see a message indicating that the GPS has flushed and is now re-acquiring almanac and ephemeris data (transmitted by the satellite constellation).

Acquiring data

Once data has been received and a GPS lock established, you will see the GPS Status screen similar to the following, showing relative signal strengths and other satellite information.

GPS Status screen


 

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