LX 200 GPS
Posted 01 September 2003 - 09:47 AM
I have a bacyard obervatory dome shaped. The only opening is the slit which is 30" wide and presently housed a Cave 10 f/7
Astrola Newtonian. Will I be able to receive the signal in the
observatory or do I need a whole empty sky. Please advise if
anyone can assist me . Meade does not state in their literature if this is a problem.
Posted 01 September 2003 - 11:11 AM
Posted 01 September 2003 - 12:26 PM
I think its aprox $100.00 (US)
Posted 01 September 2003 - 02:33 PM
Not sure why this should be so in one part of New Jersey and not another, but life is full of mysteries. It's probably prudent to get the repeater, or find some other workaround.
It does seem that the lock happens much more quickly in clear air vs. under cover.
Posted 01 September 2003 - 07:28 PM
Posted 10 October 2003 - 05:00 PM
Just a thought, but do you have a significant amount of copper in the walls or the floor(s) above? Copper plumbing, frinstance, just might be TEMPESTing you, just when you want it least. Actually, I'm not sure how effective it is at blocking incoming signals, but the EM effects of copper (wiring, or maybe grounded pipes (I'm less sure of that) just might be blocking what I've tended to assume was a fairly weak signal in the case of GPS.
Just a thought that jumped into my head, and probably not a very sensible one.
But I'm fairly certain that this place has PVC plumbing only, and knowing the builders, they ran as little wire as they could get away with.