[Loadstone] User Range Error

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Mon Dec 3 10:25:54 GMT 2007


The user range error setting is multiplied by the accuracy value from the 
gps receiver to give an estimated accuracy in metres. I doubt a higher value 
would give you better results. You can probably use the default of 8 unless 
you know that your receiver does better or worse.

On Mon, 3 Dec 2007, Sandberg, Robert wrote:

> Hi folks!
> I've read the documentation and the article on GPS receivers and I still
> don't know what the accuracy setting does.
> I understand that the accuracy of a reading can vary, depending on the
> environment, I.e. open country or inner city. But I don't get what the
> setting in Loadstone has to do with it, or why higher values should
> produce more accurate readings in urban canyons. Can someone put me out
> of my misery please?
> Cheers,
>
> Robbie Sandberg
>
>


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