GPS62 always starts track from home location?

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  1. Will056

    Will056

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    Whenever I turn my GPS62 on at the start of my hike it always starts the track from my home location. Why does it do this? I just want to turn the device on and start my track from the beginning of my hike and at the end of my hike I turn the device off. I am using Basecamp to download and view my hikes.

    Thanks Will
     
    Will056, Jul 2, 2016
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    My guess would be that when the unit is first turned on it uses it's last known location (your home), until it gets a new GPS satellite fix, If you turn off tracking at the end of each hike with Page >> Tracks >> Track Log Off and only turn it back on at the beginning of a new hike, it should not include your home location because the new track sould not start recording until you get a 'fix' at your current location.
     
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