openBmap-locator (was Re: Ericsson releases "free" cell-id lookup API)

Onen at
Fri Oct 23 20:36:28 CEST 2009

Alex (Maxious) Sadleir wrote:
> ie. Results where the cellID = 0000 (sometimes for serving cell even
> when the FR display shows full signal strength). Perhaps
> openBmap-locator needs to collect a couple of results in a row if it
> doesn't already.

Good point. My logger filters such LAC/CID with 0000 value. But the 
locator may need sth this way. Or perhaps a DBus signal, upon serving 
value changes.

Another idea is to keep an history of the values. This way, you may 
increase accuracy even without neighbour cells (not available on every 

> Thanks for your work so far! Thanks to Onen and Nick for keeping openBmap going!

Thanks to Baruch for his nice work, and of course to all the data 
contributors who keep us going!

And thank you for the nice comments ;-)


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