[time-nuts] GPS Common View

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Wed Jul 7 18:49:31 EDT 2010


Hi

I just got through poking at a couple of TBolts with Lady Heather. It appears that you can indeed get the hardware and software to put the TBolt into single satellite mode. That may enable a pretty simple GPS common view setup. 

One way to do it: 

Somebody picks a set of sats and times that make sense. Since the constellation repeats it's going to be a fairly simple table of this sat / that time. 
At those times they run their TBolt against something pretty good and log the results
The logs get put on a site somewhere

Somebody else wants to do a comparison. They set up to monitor the same satellite at the same time. 
They log the data.
They download the posted data.
They run the math on the data, out comes a time comparison between the two locations. 

Should be fairly simple to try out. 

Anybody with a good house standard want to give it a try?

Bob



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