GPS Satellite Receivers Clackamas OR

GPS satellite receivers help you determine where you are and where you're going with some help from satellite communications. Continue reading to learn more about GPS satellite receivers and get information on local companies and providers that will help you in your search.

Cascade Satellite Systems Inc
(503) 663-1050
7925 SE Altman Rd
Gresham, OR
Home Theater Company
(503) 238-0610
105 Se Taylor St Ste 203
Portland, OR
Empico Limited
(503) 242-2468
2627 Nw Nicolai St
Portland, OR
Bang & Olufsen
(503) 221-0123
340 Sw Morrison St Ste 3400
Portland, OR
Northwest With Sony Only
(503) 294-9079
1610 Nw Glisan St
Portland, OR
Direct Broadcast Satellite Cente
(503) 255-3669
4904 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR
Bose Showcase Store
(503) 224-5772
340 Sw Morrison St Ste 2350
Portland, OR
(503) 282-7751
1822 Ne Grand Ave
Portland, OR
Circuit City
(503) 283-8009
1772 Jantzen Beach Center
Portland, OR
Electromatic Incorporated
(503) 282-7751
1822 Ne Grand Ave
Portland, OR

The Key to Great GPSing

The Key to Great GPSing

If your Windows Mobile device is not equipped with built-in GPS, you will need to buy a satellite receiver so that your Pocket Pal can engage in GPS navigation. Some software packages come with a receiver, some do not. Over time, I have witnessed the diminution of receivers, but I just got a new one that is so small it fits on my key ring—amazing.

Measuring 2 x 1.25 x .75, it weighs about an ounce, and you will hardly notice it in your pocket when in operation. I put mine on a lanyard. The Freedom mini GPS receiver will hook up with any Bluetooth equipped device. It features Bluetooth V2.0 with a range of up to 30 feet. This SiRFstar II device tracks up to 20 satellites.

The rechargeable lithium ion battery will operate for about nine hours before needing a recharge, which is a good day’s drive for me. But, just in case you need a recharge on the road, it comes with a cigarette lighter adapter/charger unit.

What I found to be remarkable was that you can just leave it on your key ring while you are diving, and it picks up the signal and transmits it just fine. Usually the receiver must be in plain view of the sky in your windshield. Even more amazing, you can leave it in your pocket, your backpack, or briefcase, and it will still pick up a signal and relay it to your tracking device. No sky view needed with this greedy little signal grabber.

You could have one on your keyring and start navigating in a jiffy by visiting

They cost $129.95. Note that the receiver does not come with navigation software.

An excellent navigation program that I highly recommend is by OCN. What I appreciate about this application is that it is completely plug and play. You just slide it into the expansion slot of your WM device; it automatically installs, and you are good to go immediately because it comes with pr...

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