[clug] GPS and temperature

David Tulloh 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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