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Retrieving location information by using the BlackBerryLocation class

You can use the BlackBerry extensions to JSR 179 to retrieve location information about the BlackBerry device. You can use the BlackBerryLocation class to retrieve the following information:

  • number of satellites that a BlackBerry device is tracking
  • details about the satellites that a BlackBerry device is tracking
  • average signal quality of a satellite
  • data source that produces the GPS fix (an internal or an external GPS receiver)
  • GPS mode that provides the location information

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