GPS satellite position display symbol with red dot

Discussion in 'Garmin' started by Dennis and Lilia, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?
    --
    Dennis T.Cook
     
    Dennis and Lilia, Jul 15, 2008
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  2. Dennis and Lilia

    Tom M Guest

    "Dennis and Lilia" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    > horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    > dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    > sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?
    > --
    > Dennis T.Cook


    It is also on the 200 W Sat screen.

    Tom
     
    Tom M, Jul 15, 2008
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  3. Dennis and Lilia

    zydecogary Guest

    On Jul 14, 9:13 pm, Dennis and Lilia <> wrote:
    > On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    > horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    > dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    > sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?
    > --
    > Dennis T.Cook


    Sure

    I talk about it in my article:

    Go W, NW, N, NE, E, SE, S, SW! Young Man - Your Driving Direction

    on page 4 of my

    GARMIN NUVI TRICKS, TIPS, WORKAROUNDS, HINTS, SECRETS AND IDEAS

    at

    http://snipurl.com/garmin_gps_tricks

    **************************** from the article
    ...ADDITIONAL SECRET

    On the nüvi Satellite Screen [Officially called: the GPS (Information)
    Page] (on my 650, perhaps yours too) you will notice on the left side
    where you have the satellite geo-mapping (Sky View) and sometimes the
    icons for the sun and moon, there is another icon which is a small
    black circle with a red dot. This icon identifies the direction you
    are currently traveling -- even more accurately than the eight-only
    directions that the Map Page offers....

    ************************

    Gary Hayman
     
    zydecogary, Jul 15, 2008
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  4. Dennis and Lilia

    TulsaOK Guest

    Dennis and Lilia wrote:
    > On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    > horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    > dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    > sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?

    How is the display accessed?
     
    TulsaOK, Jul 15, 2008
    #4
  5. Dennis and Lilia

    Tom M Guest

    "zydecogary" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    On Jul 14, 9:13 pm, Dennis and Lilia <> wrote:
    > On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    > horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    > dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    > sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?
    > --
    > Dennis T.Cook


    Sure

    I talk about it in my article:

    Go W, NW, N, NE, E, SE, S, SW! Young Man - Your Driving Direction

    on page 4 of my

    GARMIN NUVI TRICKS, TIPS, WORKAROUNDS, HINTS, SECRETS AND IDEAS

    at

    http://snipurl.com/garmin_gps_tricks

    **************************** from the article
    ....ADDITIONAL SECRET

    On the nüvi Satellite Screen [Officially called: the GPS (Information)
    Page] (on my 650, perhaps yours too) you will notice on the left side
    where you have the satellite geo-mapping (Sky View) and sometimes the
    icons for the sun and moon, there is another icon which is a small
    black circle with a red dot. This icon identifies the direction you
    are currently traveling -- even more accurately than the eight-only
    directions that the Map Page offers....

    ************************

    Gary Hayman

    Thanks Gary. Great resource, now bookmarked.

    Tom
     
    Tom M, Jul 15, 2008
    #5
  6. In article <>,
    says...
    > Dennis and Lilia wrote:
    > > On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    > > horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    > > dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    > > sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?

    > How is the display accessed?
    >

    Press the GPS signal strength bar-graph for a second or two and release.
    --
    Dennis T.Cook
     
    Dennis and Lilia, Jul 15, 2008
    #6
  7. Dennis and Lilia

    TulsaOK Guest

    Dennis and Lilia wrote:
    > In article <>,
    > says...
    >> Dennis and Lilia wrote:
    >>> On my Garmin Nuvi 760 the satellite position display has a symbol on the
    >>> horizon line that moves erratically on the horizon line and has a red
    >>> dot in the center. It's not a numbered GPS satellite and it's not the
    >>> sun or moon. Anyone know what it is?

    >> How is the display accessed?
    >>

    > Press the GPS signal strength bar-graph for a second or two and release.


    Thanks.
     
    TulsaOK, Jul 15, 2008
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