NovAtel OEMV L-band receivers are capable of automatically choosing the best OmniSTAR beam to track. This requires the receiver to have a downloaded satellite list from an OmniSTAR satellite. Therefore , a manual assignment is necessary the first time an OmniSTAR satellite is assigned to a new receiver. After the receiver has a full satellite list from OmniSTAR, enter the following command to activate OMNISTARAUTO mode: ASSIGNLBAND OMNISTARAUTO The receiver will always track an available local beam over a global beam, and automatically choose the best beam to track. If the receiver is operating in a region without a local beam, the receiver will choose to track the highest elevation regional beam. If the the receiver leaves the current local beam footprint, the receiver will automatically switch to another local beam if available, or switch to a visible regional beam in that priority order.