thoughts on A-GPS offline

Ed Kapitein ed at
Tue Feb 17 13:35:50 CET 2009

Well, i put a tarball together with my scripts and put it on my website.
Please read it carefully before installing.
All feedback is welcome ofcourse.

Kind regards,

On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 11:42 +0200, Risto H. Kurppa wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Ed Kapitein <ed at> wrote:
> > Hi Rikard,
> >
> > Yes, take a look at
> > This will give you your rough location and you can use that to get the
> > agps data for your area.
> >
> > I have some scripts that will do that for you, so just let me know if
> > you are intressted.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Ed
> Yes we're interested!
> Show us what you have. I'd like to see things like these to be easy to
> install & use, an ipkg package would be nice :)
> When someone posted the agps program to I was inspired to try
> it and it seems to work very well, it's fast to get the fix. If agps
> would get the rough location information from opencellid I suppose it
> would be even faster (though gprs connection is the thing that slows
> down this a lot). But using only opencellid would give you a rough
> estimation of the location quickly also when you don't have time to
> run gprs to download the agps data. Then if only this rough location
> could be given to GPS so apps (tango, navit etc) could use it..
> r

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