GPS signal too weak.

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  1. scooby

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    I've been trying to get the follow me mode to work but every time I try it tells me the GPS signal is too weak. The mavic sets the home point fine but won't do the follow me mode. I'm based in New Zealand, is there something I'm missing or are there not enough satellites orbiting our country? GPS on phones etc work fine here.


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    What phone are you using? You need to check its GPS strength independent of the Mavic.
     
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    Follow Me - your phone sends its GPS position to the drone, so your phone's GPS has to be solid all the time, in addition to Mavic's own GPS reception.

    RTH (home recorded at takeoff) relies on solid GPS reception by Mavic at time of takeoff and during the RTH process. Your phone's GPS is irrelevant unless you choose a dynamic home point.
     
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    That's why I said he needs to check his phone. That is likely the source of weak GPS. It should be obvious as the number of satellites the Mavic is connecting to is shown right on the screen.
     
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