[Loadstone] a WASS question

Chip Orange Corange at PSC.STATE.FL.US
Wed Aug 26 16:36:07 BST 2009


I am curious about this response.

I've only had experience with a few models of GPS receivers, but they
*all* had WAAS enabled by default (why wouldn't they?).

thanks.

Chip






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> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com 
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of 
> Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 6:50 PM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] a WASS question
> 
> The receiver is probably using a command set we don't know. 
> In that case 
> loadstone can't send the propper command to activate waas. 
> Unfortunately 
> manufacturers don't always document the commands they use.
> 
> On Tue, 28 Jul 2009, Jim Noseworthy wrote:
> 
> > Hi Folks:
> >
> > I am using an E71 with Loadstone and a BT A Plus GPS receiver.
> >
> > Using the Braillenote GPS, I am able to acquire a GPS 
> reading of waas, three metres, 9 satellites.
> >
> > Leaving the GPS receiver in the same position, while using 
> Loadstone, I receive an accuracy of 7.6 metres and a three 
> dementional differential GPS fix.
> >
> > I am not able to acquire waas.  Waas is turned on.  
> However, even if I turn it off, my readings are exactly the same.
> >
> > Any help would be appreciated all over the place.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > " He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what 
> he cannot lose. "
> > Jim Elliot,
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