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function Get-GeoLocation {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Get current location.
.DESCRIPTION
This function tries to get the latitude and longitude coordinates of the current location,
and will look up those coordinates on OpenStreetMap to get address information.
.EXAMPLE
Get-GeoLocation
Will try to get address information about your current location.
.EXAMPLE
Get-GeoLocation -LatLon
Will return the Latitude and Longitude of your current location.
.NOTES
Author: Øyvind Kallstad
Version: 1.0
Date: 09.08.2016
.LINK
https://communary.net/
#>
[CmdletBinding()]
param (
# Number of times the function tries to get the coordinates. Default value is 4.
[Parameter()]
[int] $NumTries = 4,
# Number of milliseconds to sleep between each try. Default value is 1000.
[Parameter()]
[int] $SleepBetweenTries = 1000,
# Use this switch to indicate that you want the Latitude and Longitude returned.
# Address lookup will not be performed.
[Parameter()]
[Alias('ll')]
[switch] $LatLon
)
try {
Add-Type -AssemblyName 'System.Device'
}
catch {
Write-Warning 'Unable to load the needed assembly (System.Device).'
break
}
$watcher = New-Object -TypeName System.Device.Location.GeoCoordinateWatcher -ArgumentList 'High'
[void]$watcher.TryStart($true, [TimeSpan]::FromMilliseconds(1000))
$count = 0
do {
$count++
Start-Sleep -Milliseconds $SleepBetweenTries
} while (($watcher.Position.Location.IsUnknown) -or ($count -ge $numTries))
if ($watcher.Position.Location.IsUnknown) {
Write-Warning 'Couldn''t get coordinates.'
}
else {
$coord = $watcher.Position.Location
if (-not ($LatLon)) {
$url = "http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?format=json&lat=$($coord.Latitude.ToString().Replace(',','.'))&lon=$($coord.Longitude.ToString().Replace(',','.'))&zoom=18&addressdetails=1"
try {
$result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $url
Write-Output ($result.address)
}
catch {
Write-Warning $_.Exception.Message
}
}
else {
Write-Output ([PSCustomObject][Ordered] @{
Latitude = $coord.Latitude
Longitude = $coord.Longitude
})
}
}
}
New-Alias -Name whereami -Value Get-GeoLocation -Force
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@Chirishman Chirishman commented Dec 24, 2017

Can loop infinitely. Evaluation on line 61 should be an AND statement and the numerical comparison should be less than or equal or you should switch those variables.
} while (($watcher.Position.Location.IsUnknown) -and ($count -le $numTries))
or
} while (($watcher.Position.Location.IsUnknown) -and ($numTries -ge $count))

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