[Loadstone] Over calling P O I s.

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Sun May 27 12:55:41 BST 2007


This is a function of loadstone. We could run this timer more often but the 
results would probably be shorter battery life for the phone. The 
calculations being run for checkpoints are quite computational and it gets 
worse with every checkpoint added.

On Sun, 27 May 2007, Przemysław Rogalski wrote:

> 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?
> ----- Wiadomość oryginalna -----
> 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.
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>
>> 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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