[Loadstone] Over calling P O I s.

Charlie Richardson charlieofalbany at hotmail.com
Sun May 27 17:08:16 BST 2007


So would it be better if I'm going from point A to point B to have as few 
checkpoints marked between the two?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2007 7:55 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Over calling P O I s.


> 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.
>>
>>
>>> 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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