Tue Dec 5 15:16:19 GMT 2006
receivers to anyone. Too bad really since there sirf 2 units were quite
On Fri, 8 Dec 2006, Aedan O'Meara wrote:
> Hi Shawn and Rusty,
> Firstly, Shawn, thanks for reply. I used a setting of 04 today in the
> Approach time setting and this was very comfortable and there was no
> calling out of checked points on adjacent streets. Point taken on the
> fact that this may well be too low in a train or country bus doing high
> speed. However, Cork city is now choking itself to death traffic wise as
> the roads can no longer cope with the "Celtic tiger". A three mile
> journey from my home to work is now taking up to 1 hour on a bus! So our
> public transport is not exactly doing high speed.
> This is a totally different problem regarding the approach time as
> distinct from the SN problem.
> I feel that even with SN turned off this approach time setting if set at
> 10 secs will still call out points prematurely whilst walking. This is
> already happening to me at certain points where the points are one
> parallel road away. So, dare I suggest that this time value be stored
> with the point itself as most of us would have totally different points
> once we are off the bus or train? I know this would mean re-jigging the
> Anyway, this may not be relevant if the setting of 04 suits pedestrian
> approach, we will know when I get my data cable.
> Finally, you did not answer my question re why it is so difficult to
> change the approach time and approach distance below 10 in each case.
> Now to Rusty, I too experienced this behaviour whilst walking and it
> took a quick spurt (dangerous!) up to 6kph to get the gps to correct
> itself! So I now know from the reply you got why this is happening.
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