[Loadstone] Wass announcement.

Jim Noseworthy jim.noseworthy at rogers.com
Sun Mar 29 13:15:00 BST 2009


Kerry:

Thanks for your response.

I do have WAAS set to turn on by default.  the question I have is, is anyone 
able to acquire WAAS using Loadstone?

Thanks.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kerry and Gemma Hoath" <kerryandgemma at gotss.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 28, 2009 9:35 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wass announcement.


> Waas is not on on most receivers by default as far as I know or loadstone
> does not see it.
> try gps submenu and then set waas on.
> Should stay on until power cycle.
>
> problem is commands to enable and disable Waas are receiver specific,
> loadstone has support for SiRF3 and soon support for mtk.
> Braillenote gps knows what receivers it uses so can control WAAS.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Noseworthy" <jim.noseworthy at rogers.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 8:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wass announcement.
>
>
>> Shawn:
>>
>> Thanks for your response.
>>
>> I guess the problem is that I have never been able to get a WAAS reading
>> from Loadstone whereas, I have no problem acquiring a WAAS fix using the
>> BrailleNote GPS.
>>
>> Has anyone on this list been successful in acquiring a WAAS fix using
>> Loadstone?
>>
>> Thanks all over the place gang.
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, March 28, 2009 7:30 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wass announcement.
>>
>>
>>> If you hit key 3 to get the gps quality it'll tell you what kind of fix
>>> you
>>> have. This isn't an automatic announcement thoe.
>>>
>>> On Sat, 28 Mar 2009, Jim Noseworthy wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Folks:
>>>>
>>>> In the Loadstone manual, it states:
>>>> "GPS Quality: Shows the quality of the GPS's current signal (GPS fix or
>>>> WAAS/EGNOS corrected)."
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Am I to understand that Loadstone will inform me if WAAS is being used?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The reason that I ask this question is that, on the BrailleNote GPS, I
>>>> am
>>>> able to obtain a constant WAAS fix; whereas I have yet to receive any
>>>> such mention from Loadstone.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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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