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Re: [gpsd-users] Make gpsd work with BU-353 S4 receiver

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Make gpsd work with BU-353 S4 receiver
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:16:50 -0700

Yo Benjamin!

On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:09:30 +0200
Benjamin Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:

> So, basically it's just about sensitivity and not accuracy? If so,
> then it should not be that much of a problem ;)

Well, they are sorta the same.  Less sensitivity, means fewer sats in
range, means a poorer DOP, means less accuracy.  Unless you have a perfect 

> As I understand, you are part of the dev team, aren't you? If you
> are, then could you tell me if it is possible to make gpsd put the
> receiver in NMEA mode instead of SiRF binary in some future release?

Possible, yes.  Likely to cause a riot, yes.

Vendors and users like to think their particular binary mode is superior 
to generic NMEA.  Even when it is not.

gpsctl lets you choose for yourself.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
        address@hidden  Tel:+1(541)382-8588

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