How many GPS satellites are you locking onto ?

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I usually peak out at 11.

Just wondering if I add some shielding to the cables that will go up.

Was also considering upgrading the GPS receiver to the Ublox M8N that utilizes Glonass sats.
 
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I've seen up to 12 on good clear days. Just bought this GPS shield and will install it over the weekend. Haven't been able to fly here for a few days because of really nasty weather. Once it clears I'll take it up and see what it gets after the shielding.
On another bird I have that m8n puck and Naza Light and it sees sats even when indoors. Outside it's common to see 17-20.
 
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Great info cheebs! Thanks
Really interested to hear the results of your black ops shield install.

Ok, I guess 11 sats is not so bad. Seems to take a bit longer to GPS lock after in stalling the Flytrex but then I have no reference before I installed it except it seemed to lock on faster.
 

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My previous quad would only get around 8 MAX but that was before GLONASS was added. Right now I see a min (outside) of 11/12 and have seen as high as 20. I don't pay a lot of attention to how many so those numbers may not be "average".
 
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