[Loadstone] What is dop?
kerry at gotss.net
Fri May 14 15:28:57 BST 2010
You'd want the display in distance as the dop is not easily understandable
by the average human. This measurement is by no means definitive and is an
Take the accuracy readings with a grain of salt, whilst loadstone is
accurate enough if you use your own manuallly marked points with a good fix
and a good reciever, other factors may end you up a few meters in any
direction from your point of interest.
If you take points from other sources there is no garantee how accurate
these points are; or where they were marked.
I have also noticed a 10 meter shift between 2 of my receivers, the Royaltek
2010 and the Royaltek 2110, this is repeatable and means older points I made
with the Globalsat 338 and the royaltek 2010 are slightly out compared to
No idea which reciever is more accurate; as I expect this error however I
compensate for it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dale Leavens" <dleavens at puc.net>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010 9:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] What is dop?
> thank you Monty,
> That is very interesting!
> What does it mean in terms of making a selection for my mobility needs
> within the context of Loadstone?
> Dale leavens.
> If I was Han Solo I'd probably pet my wookie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010 9:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] What is dop?
>> DOP: dilution of precision
>> For more on this, check out:
>> On Fri, 14 May 2010, Dale Leavens wrote:
>>> Reading the release notes for .73
>>> --a "Accuracy measurement" setting to display accuracy as distance or
>>> dop now exists in Options/Configuration/Settings/DisplaySettings.
>>> I should probably know what is dop? Sorry.
>>> If I was Han Solo I'd probably pet my wookie
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