12302Re: [tracker2] High speeds when parked
- Apr 4, 2011Is this from the Garmin or NMEA side? Could be a floating point glitch
on the Garmin speed calculation - it has to convert from X/Y velocity to
On 4/4/2011 10:26 AM, Keith VE7GDH wrote:
> Scott KB7DZR wrote...
> >I have a T2-301 with the ADS-GM1 GPS Receiver. It works great most
> > the time but when parked with a clear view to the sky in a very open area
> > it will beacon very high speeds sometimes. 97 MPH or 350 MPH.
> I have mentioned this on the list a few times, but it doesn't seem to have
> grabbed (the other) Scott's attention yet. I had been meaning to send a
> private message to him. My observation is of Randy's VE7PGE-2 OT2m. I
> helped program it. It is set to get data from a Nuvi 350 when connected
> (not often) and from a non-display GPS (connected all of the time on the
> other port) when the 350 isn't present. I think Scott had once mentioned
> a possible conflict when data is seen from two GPS receivers, but in my
> friend's case, only one GPS receiver is connected most of time. When
> sitting still it sometimes beacons fantastic (hundreds of km/h) speeds.
> I've never seen any "crazy" speeds when it has been moving.
> Scott (N1VG) - any thoughts on this? I know you are busy with other
> things, but when you get a chance...
> 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"
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