[clug] GPS and temperature
david at tulloh.id.au
Mon May 7 23:45:24 GMT 2007
Robert Edwards wrote:
> David Tulloh wrote:
>> You can try this using one of those freeze spray cans. Monitor the
>> number of satellites that the GPS device is tracking and then spray a
>> little of the freeze stuff onto the crystal, or just spray a whole
>> lot into the GPS box. You should see it lose all the satellites,
>> gradually find the first one or two and then rapidly reacquire all
>> the rest.
> I _definitely_ want to see you (or someone else) give a demo of this at
> the next CLUG meeting!!! I'll even bring the freeze spray!
> Bob Edwards.
I can run a demo like this if people will be interested. I can also
talk about what the crystal is doing and how the GPS unit is interacting
with it. I may even be able to scrounge up a mobile phone to demo as well.
I'm not sure that I can tie it into Linux though.
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