[Loadstone] Direction change

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Tue Dec 2 08:30:32 GMT 2008


How does the software heading work?
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Od: "Ari Moisio" <arimo at iki.fi>
Do: "LoadStone Lista" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 2 grudnia 2008 09:12
Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Direction change


> Hi
> 
>  It depends mainly on ryou receiver; LS only displays  the data it is 
> receiving unless you are  using the software heading.
> 
> 
>  Some receivers such as Holux M-1000 are not very responsive for heading 
> changes in slow speeds. Those with static navigation enabled such as Nokia 
> LD-3W are totally useless until you walk quite fast.
> 
>   It takes few steps  and couple of seconds to get two reliable locations 
> for  the heading calculation.
> 
>  Another way is to implement a feature to quicly mark one location and 
> measure distance and direction from it. In this mode one has not walk very 
> fasto to get the heading but at least few meters should be moved anyway to 
> get some distance to the reference point.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> mr. M01510 & guide Loadstone-GPS
> 
> 
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>> How fast should Loadstone react to direction change? It seems that it takes more than one second. Is it true?
>> I use Loadstone v0.70 on Nokia N82 and receiver G-Space GS-R238.
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