[Loadstone] Wass announcement.

Kerry and Gemma Hoath kerryandgemma at gotss.net
Sun Mar 29 13:49:38 BST 2009


As previously stated, differential gps fix is Waas, Waas is differential.
Regards, Kerry.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Noseworthy" <jim.noseworthy at rogers.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wass announcement.


> Hi Shawn:
>
> I do have the new I-Blue receiver and, as I stated, when using the
> Braillenote GPS, I have no problem receiving WAAS.  I am not able to 
> receive
> that message using Loadstone.
>
> Thanks.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 9:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wass announcement.
>
>
>> If you get waas or not is going to depend on your receiver. Just because
>> you
>> have waas turned on in loadstone doesn't mean it actually is. If you're
>> using an mtk-based receiver like the holux m1000 then the gps commands
>> have
>> no effect and waas will be whatever the receiver's default is. If you're
>> using a sirf iii-based receiver then the command to turn waas on/off may
>> or
>> may not work, different receivers have different commands with no way to
>> detect what they should be. The receiver's waas may be on but you're not
>> getting the signal. Basically, if you don't see waas don't be surprised
>> and
>> if you do see it then be plesantly surprised.
>>
>> On Sun, 29 Mar 2009, Jim Noseworthy wrote:
>>
>>> 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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