GPS Satellite Receivers Washington DC

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.

Shiva Electronics
(202) 387-8400
2438 18th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Massive Engineering Service
(202) 832-6589
411 Hamilton Street
Washington, DC
Services
Information Technology Services, Professional Engineers, Electronics, Computer Consultants, Network Solutions
Hours
Mon-Fri: 08:30am-05:30pm
Payment Options
Cash, Credit Card, Check, Money Order

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Cable & Wireless
(202) 726-2037
120 Ingraham St NW
Washington, DC
 
Radio Free Europe
(703) 524-6530
1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA
 
Flir Systems
(703) 416-6666
2345 Crystal Dr
Arlington, VA
 
Eport World
(202) 232-2244
1719 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Comcast Cable
(202) 635-5100
900 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC
 
Maden Technologies
(703) 769-4440
2110 Washington Blvd Ste 200
Arlington, VA
 
Circuit City
(703) 418-2290
1100 S Hayes St Ste 3032
Arlington, VA
 
Myer-Emco Audio Video
(703) 528-9600
2800 Clarendon Blvd Ste R600
Arlington, VA
 
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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 http://www.proporta.com/F02/PPF02P05.php?t_id=3687&t_mode=des

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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