[Om2008.9] How to use GPS?
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Tue Oct 28 09:53:43 CET 2008
El día Tuesday, October 28, 2008 a las 04:37:24AM -0400, Stefan Monnier escribió:
> > The next think I want to try is using GPS on my FR with Om2008.9.
> > I've never used GPS before and so I'm a bit lost in how to do with FR
> > :-)
> > The desktop has an icon 'Locations' and by launching it it asks me if I
> > want to switch-o GPS, I press 'yes' and then nothing more happens, there
> > is only a map with a red dot in Asia. What to do next?
> That's it. All you need to do next is wait for the GPS to "get a first
> fix". This may take a minute or so if you're in an outside open area
> with a nice view of the sky, and it may take forever (literally) if
> you're in a building, or if the GPS antenna (which is located at the
> top of your FR) is buried in your coat pocket or facing towards
> the earth.
I was in a building when I tried this last night; will test it outside
again (when it stops raining here :-));
> You only need to be that careful in order to get the first fix.
> Afterwards, you can go about your business, put the FR in a pocket,
> etc and the GPS will keep track of your movements.
does this mean as well that I will get some map on my screen? is there some
interfacing for exmaple with this:
Thx for your help
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