[time-nuts] GPS Common View

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Wed Jul 7 18:56:41 EDT 2010


On 07/08/2010 12:49 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
> 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.

You could of course agree upon 2 or more commmon view sats. As long as 
they are observed at the same time and in good view for both sites, it 
should work just as well.

Cheers,
Magnus




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