[SailfishDevel] QGeoSatelliteInfoSource in Sailfish

Aaron McCarthy aaron.mccarthy at jolla.com
Mon Feb 3 00:46:07 UTC 2014


Hi,

On Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:37:59 christopher.lamb at thurweb.ch wrote:
> A slight correction to my previous post
> 
> I think that the high number of Sats in View shown on the Jolla means
> that it is showing both GPS and Glonass Satellites, and thus gives a
> figure almost double of that I was used to from the Nokia N9 and
> classic GPS devices.
> 
> Comparing various devices I get the following readings:
> 
> Sats in use / Sats in View / Device / Technology
> 
> 6 / 9 / Nokia N9 / GPS only
> 
> 5 / 20 / Jolla / GPS and Glonass
> 
> 15 / 21 / Samusung Galaxy Note 3 / GPS and Glonass
> 
> 9 / Garmin GPSmap 60CSx / GPS only
> 
> So the Sats in View figure of the Jolla is plausible.
> 
> Interestingly the Jolla's Sats In Use figure - at least in the tests
> on my terrace this morning - is consistently lower than that displayed
> by the other devices. I show 15 for the Galaxy above, but have seen
> readings of 18 and 19.

What are the satellite identification numbers for these satellites. Satellites 
65 to 88 are GLONASS. Others are GPS. Does this match your hypothesis?

Cheers,

-- 
Aaron McCarthy


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