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GPS firmware update by 6 April 2019

Old 4/3/19, 09:48 PM
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GPS firmware update by 6 April 2019

American GPS is a 10 bit base time calendar. The start time was set in the 1980's. The time base ends 6 April 2019. Some GPS units require a firmware update to reset the time calendar, if not, positions will be incorrect. Does the 550 Mustang GPS require a firmware reset? Several of my hand held GPS units have been updated...the manufacturers contacted me and warned that
without time firmware update, positioning errors would probably occur.
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Old 4/4/19, 05:07 AM
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First I have read or heard of this. I guess we'll soon find out what 'might' happen
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Thanks for the tip tsunami. I just hooked up my Garmin, and sure enough there was the update. Without your tip I would have been taken up that certain creek without a paddle the next time I used the thing.
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