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    Question GPS Accuracy...NOT!

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    When I "refresh GPS" under settings, the BEST accuracy I've seen is about 12 meters (36ft +-) with 5 Satelites. Is anyone getting anything better than that? I need something more accurate than that! Like 3 meters or (9-10ft).

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    That's PRETTY accurate. If you need something better than that, you'll probably need to get a Garmin or TomTom or a hanheld GPS device & not a cell phone.

    A true GPS device, one made to do nothing but pinpoint your location will ping you with 10-13 satellites and give you 1-5 meter accuracy.
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    How accurate can I get with a Bluetooth GPS adapter?

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    I just checked my bluetooth GPS, and it was 1.5 m accuracy. Thats with 7 Satellites

    I use a G-sat dongle
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    I have. Verizon. It is currently showing me as six miles/ten kilometers away from my current location. I can't even contemplaţe 12 meter accuracy; it makes my head hurt.

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    A Blackberry was never ment to be a serious navigation device. I can't even get mine to get a fix, period!

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    Most of the time, my GPS is off by 1.6 km, or 1 mile.

    If I am lucky, and I stay in one spot, I will get 3 metre accuracy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ge View Post
    Most of the time, my GPS is off by 1.6 km, or 1 mile.

    If I am lucky, and I stay in one spot, I will get 3 metre accuracy.
    Same here.... mine has been pretty good with time.

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    The reason I brought this subject up, is because I have downloaded a 3rd partty software (Intellagolf) which, if your not a golfer, is used totrack your shot. The GPS needs to be accurate in order for the correct club selection.
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    I have to say that google maps on ATT has had me spot on everytime I checked it. Even in my house right now its dead on.
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    Mine is pretty good... curiously, what are you looking for that you can't see in a 30ft range???


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    The golf hole...

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    I get right on the money , all the time but I'm always hooked up to 12 sattelites. Withh telus

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    I can GPS myself and watch myself leave my driveway on foot lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by joewoo View Post
    The golf hole...

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    ...like you get closer than 30ft anyway...
    Sky Caddie bro... lol


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