Why is my Stratus receiver is reporting poor GPS accuracy when connected to Stratus ESG?

A firmware update may be required for the Stratus receiver to ensure data is reported properly.

Stratus Horizon Pro

Unless you disable the Auto-Download switch on the Firmware Update screen, the app will automatically check for firmware updates and download them when it is connected to the internet. To apply updates:

  1. Connect to the Stratus Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the Stratus Horizon Pro app. A message will alert you that there is a firmware update available.
    • Tap Yes.
  3. When the firmware update is complete, power off and power on the receiver.


ForeFlight Mobile

  1. Go to the Stratus Status page.
    • Tap Maps on the bottom navigation bar.
    • Tap the settings icon at the top left of the screen.
    • Tap the name of your Stratus receiver under the “Devices” heading to open the Stratus Status page. If the pop up menu says “Stratus Status” at the top, you are already on the Stratus Status page.
  2. See if there is a firmware update available under the top “Device” heading.
  3. Tap “Tap to Update” to install the update if one is available. If there is not an update, you will see your current firmware version.