verb (used with object), mislocated, mislocating.
1. to misplace.
2. to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the water.
Here is a video example of why Antennas & Frequencies make a difference in your locator. This was recorded on a mislocate of a gas line and shows a large discrepancy between 3 locator brands using different antenna configurations and frequencies.
Choose wisely Damage Prevention Partners. The wrong antenna mode and frequency causes a mislocate more often than you realize.