Originally Posted by SlimJimE
That sounds like it would work fine with the SMS location for finding a lost phone but it sounds like if you were using it for a Car Location that you could be a mile away before a fix was given. It would be nice if tasker could somehow force a GPS fix.
If you're triggering this with a widget or while the device is otherwise awake, it should only take a minute or so.
A forced GPS fix is on the to do list already.