[Loadstone] a WASS question

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Aug 27 00:15:12 BST 2009


Is there a question here? Not all receivers have waas enabled by default. 
You'd think they would but for some reason they don't.

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Chip Orange wrote:

> I am curious about this response.
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> 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.
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> Chip
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> Chip Orange
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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.
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>>> " He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what
>> he cannot lose. "
>>> Jim Elliot,
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