Location is extremely important to ensure the best operation of the system. You must consider the following:
GPS Receiver requires a clear view of the sky to receive the GPS signal. Typical locations of the GPS Receiver are on the inside of a window (not a Low E glass window), an exterior pole, or on rooftop.
GPS Receiver should installed away from metal objects, satellite dishes, etc.
GPS Receiver and the connection to the GPS cable mounted above any potential standing water, snow depth, leaves or other obstructions. Connections outside must be sealed with a high quality silicone sealant. Refer to illustration below of the recommended installation.
GPS Receiver and the attached cable are weatherproof and may be mounted outside.
If additional cable is required, the connection must be sealed with a high quality silicone sealant (such as Radio Shack Sealant 2781645 for Outdoor RF Connections) to weatherproof the connection.
Various lengths of cable are available from Primex.
Attach the GPS Receiver to the inside of a non LowE glass window, outside pole, or rooftop that has a clear view of the sky, as shown below.
Route the GPS Receiver cable as needed. When attaching the GPS Receiver to the inside of a window, clean the windowpane before using the suction cups for attachment.
Plug the power connection from the GPS Receiver into an AC outlet.