[Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.

kevin chao g.unit89 at clearwire.net
Thu Mar 22 15:25:40 GMT 2007


Mikolaj,

So, should I just leave the receiver on until the battery dies or just take 
the battery out for a few days?

Kevin
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.


> Hi,
>
> Did you swith back to NMEA protocol after turning the static navigation 
> off?
> Or the problem occured earlier?
>
> Most likely the receiver is still "talking" in SiRF binary protocol which 
> is
> intelligible for LS which understands only NMEA messages (NMEA protocol).
>
> I think the best way is to wait until the internal battery runs out of
> power, unless your GPS receiver has reset button/possibility. For example
> Nokia LD-3W resets to factory defaults if you press the on/off button for
> more than 10 seconds (the LED flashes quickly red-green-red-green...).
>
>
> -----
> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "kevin chao" <g.unit89 at clearwire.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>
>
>> Mikolaj,
>>
>> Well, I just tried it on my Holux GPSlim 236 which has the SIRF III
>> chipset.
>> It looks like I did something wrong and now my Holux is now 
>> disfunctional.
>> I
>> tried turning static navigation off resulting in my Holux being
>> undetectable
>> by any device. I tried connecting to it through my Nokia 6682 and it is
>> able
>> to connect but it will not report anything. I tried doing a factory reset
>> by
>> going through the actions>initialize source and selecting factory reset.
>> That didn't seem to fix the issue.
>>
>> I was wondering if you have any ideas in fixing this issue.
>>
>> Kevin
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Mikolaj Rotnicki" <mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 4:07 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>
>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> If your GPS receiver is based on SiRFStar III (SiRFStar 3) chipset, then
>>> SiRFDemo software might be useful. The "Demo" in its name might be
>>> confusing - it is the name of the software - NOT the demo version (as 
>>> you
>>> might think).
>>>
>>> You can download it from here:
>>> http://www.sirf.com/free_demo.html
>>> Manual in PDF is also available.
>>>
>>> It is useful for checking, and changeing all the parameters of your
>>> SiRFStar
>>> III based GPS receiver. A specially turning off the so called "static
>>> navigation" (SN).  It is recommended to turn the SN off for pedestrian
>>> use
>>> of the GPS receiver.
>>>
>>> Do you have a SiRFStar III chipset based GPS receiver?
>>>
>>> Example SiRFStar III receivers:
>>> Nokia LD-3W
>>> G-Space GSR 238
>>> Globalsat BT 359
>>>
>>> The hints on the following forum may help as Quick Start for SiRFDemo 
>>> and
>>> using it to turn off static navigation.
>>> http://www.gpspassion.com/forumsen/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=25575
>>>
>>> -----
>>> Mikolaj Rotnicki
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Gabriel Battaglia" <gabriele.battaglia at gmail.com>
>>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:49 PM
>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Tools to drive receivers.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hello all.
>>>> I remember was passed here several days ago a topic regarding some 
>>>> tool,
>>>> usuful to connect GPS receivers via Bluetooth with computer in order to
>>>> send
>>>> them commands and read their output.
>>>> I know that's kind of dangerous activity but I wish to investigate if 
>>>> my
>>>> receiver does support the WAAS/EGNOS mode.
>>>>
>>>> In fact, I've never seen the differential GPS fix and I would like to 
>>>> do
>>>> everything is possible to be sure that my receiver can use that 
>>>> protocol
>>>> or
>>>> not... guys, 3 meters of accuracy sounds so good!
>>>>
>>>> Can someone could suggest me where I should point my browser to looking
>>>> for
>>>> one of these tools?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you in advance.
>>>> Gabriel.
>>>>
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