[OSM-talk] EGNOS

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:31:52 BST 2009


2009/10/5 Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com>:
> Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> 2009/10/5 Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com>:
>>
>>> Barnett, Phillip wrote:
>>>
>>>> You can tell when it's working as some of the satellite reception bars will have a capital D above them.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Is that correct?
>>> I sometimes get the D's displaying even if I have no reception (no bar
>>> showing).
>>> I've got a Garmin GPSmap 60C. Any body else get that quirk?
>>>
>>
>> this unit (60 C) supports DGPS according to Garmin manual (DGPS is not
>> available in later GPSs like 60CSx).
>>
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought DGPS was superseded by WAAS. The
> software has a WAAS enabled option, but they just didn't update the D to
> a W.

don't know what superseded means, but DGPS is not WAAS/EGNOS. Read
Wikipedia for more info.

cheers,
Martin




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