[Loadstone] Data Testing

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Wed May 23 08:10:07 BST 2007


I think the problem you describe will be fixed in the next version. There's 
been some work done on the bluetooth logic and it should now connect and 
disconnect a little cleaner. If things do lock up you shouldn't have to wait 
very long to reset, a few seconds should be enough.

On Tue, 22 May 2007, Charlie Richardson wrote:

> Since your question is public I'd like to say that I use a Nokia 6682 and a
> Royaltek 2110 GPS and no problems connecting.
>
> Just one little thing happens and that is the receiver doesn't auto connect
> at times and will say "not connected" when any button is pressed.  If I go
> to the GPS menu and select anything it says "Already connected".  The
> solution is to remove both batteries, phone and GPS.  Wait a while, I
> usually give it more than 15 minutes and then put everything back together
> ad it works fine.
>
> This has only happened maybe 3 times in several months.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chad F Allen" <cfallen at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Data Testing
>
>
>> Hello Mike,
>>
>> I am curious to know which phone and GPS receiver you are using because I
>> am
>> having a lot of problems with mine. I use the Nokia 6680 and I am using
>> Holux GPS slim 240.
>>
>> It will not connect via Bluetooth. Sometimes it's recognized but, then it
>> will not allow the phone to connect to the receiver. I called Nokia and
>> they
>> said that the receiver needs to be running Bluetooth 2.0 and even if it is
>> Nokia's don't work well with non-Nokia devices. Is that your experience as
>> well?
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Chad
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Michael O.
>> Hanson
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 3:54 PM
>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> Subject: [Loadstone] Data Testing
>>
>> I'm back and still alive.  Sorry Rob, I had to get one wisecrack in.  I
>> did
>> some day-hikes to test data in Shenandoah National Park last week.  I will
>> describe the results briefly. Appalachian Trail Conservancy data worked as
>> well as I could expect.  Shelters were within 19 yards of where the data
>> said they were.  That is about as good as it gets unless you mark the
>> points
>>
>> yourself in my experience.  Maptec data weren't so good.  They were within
>> five hundred yards of where they should have been.  I need to find out
>> what
>> is going on with Maptec.  I believe it is their error or a data extraction
>> error.
>>
>> Loadstone did everything I thought it would.  It worked fine.  I had no
>> problems with it what so ever.
>>
>> I wish I could say the same of the sighted people who were with me.  for
>> some reason, they thought GPS would tell me when I came to cliffs.  I have
>> no idea why.  I had no cliffs marked.  That is why I use a white cane.
>>
>> I need to clean up some data.  I still have too many data points to make
>> the
>>
>> system and database easy to use.  Once I do that, I expect to try another
>> test in August or so.  I'll let you know how it goes.
>>
>>
>>
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