[Loadstone] Over calling P O I s.

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Sat May 26 23:52:30 BST 2007


Is the fact that the timer is only running every 5 seconds a limitation of Loadstone or of the receiver? Could the value of this parameter be lowered?
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Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 27 maja 2007 00:01
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Over calling P O I s.


> When the receiver looses signal there's nothing in the code to make the 
> program call out all checkpoints. What might be happening is as the signal 
> degrades the coordinates start drifting creating a severe drifting effect. I 
> haven't seen this happen, either my receiver has a signal or it doesn't, but 
> this probably is different for each receiver.
> The minimum for the approach time setting could probably be lowered to 5 
> seconds if it actually seems to be working. It can't go any lower thoe since 
> the timer is only running every 5 seconds.
> 
> On Sat, 26 May 2007, Aedan O'Meara wrote:
> 
>> Hi Michael,
>> I wonder if either of the following might be causing your problem with the
>> announcing of unwanted P O I s.
>> 1. I notice if the gps receiver loses satellite signal then it calls out all
>> checked p o i s in the vicinity. I think Shawn will agree this is
>> deliberate.
>> 2. I have found that altering the approach time to 05 secs (the ini file
>> likes two digits) has completely cured the over announcing of points both in
>> my bus journeys and whilst walking. With the approach time at 10 I get
>> checked points announced from 30 or more meters away on parallel roads.
>> I know that Shawn does not fully agree with me but that is the practical
>> result on the ground so I have stuck with this and modify the ini file on
>> each upgrade.
>> Regards to all,
>> Aedan O'Meara
>> Cork
>> Ireland.
>>
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