[aprssig] GPS QRM

Keith VE7GDH ve7gdh at rac.ca
Sat Feb 5 14:43:05 EST 2011

Stephen WA8LMF wrote...

> When 1.9 GHZ PCS cellular service appeared here in Los Angeles,
> I started noticing that my GPS devices with active antennas would go
> out of lock when I got within about 1 block of a PCS cell site.

That sounds like a likely cause. The area is "downtown" Vancouver, so
I'm sure there are cell sites all over that part of town. I think most of the
time he was using a 60CSx, so I assume that with no external antenna,
there wouldn't be a pre-amp involved.

73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"

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