The GPS antenna can be installed indoors or outdoors
where an unobstructed view of the sky exists. Rooftops generally make good
locations due to clear overhead sky with views to the horizon, allowing the
antenna to see and track the maximum number of satellites throughout the
day. Installations with obstructed views may prove operational, but may
experience reduced reception quality and the inability to simultaneously
track the maximum number of satellites. In addition to clear sky coverage,
select a site which would not allow the antenna to become buried in drifted
or accumulated snow.
The Star Sync low profile antenna must be mounted with
a full view of the sky. It can view the sky through a window or my mounted
The antenna should be located at least 3 ft from
electromagnetic noise sources such as transmitting antennas.
The recommended cable type is
CAT-6 cabling. Avoid sharp
bends in cabling and routing near AC or current carrying wiring.