----- Original Message -----
From: "j.a.hermans" <email@example.com>
To: "Jim Lux" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>; "'David
Robbins K1TTT'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RE: Compass question
> Thanks Jim, for putting me on the right track...
> As an old salt.... I imagined a simple pricipal way based on a bearings.
> fact i never used a GPS . OK the sat. needs two points, but then the gps
> must move. From there on everything is possible. ( Supose there are GPS
> systems with build in compass ). Have some other priorities for instance,
> APRS ( GPS ) will come later.
> 73's Take care mate.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Lux" <email@example.com>
> To: "on4kj" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>; "'David Robbins
> K1TTT'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RE: Compass question
> > The GPS receiver doesn't measure any bearings... it measures distance to
> > satellites, and does "tri-lateration" not "tri-angulation"
> > > Suppose ......the Satellite takes a bearing on the GPS, Dave..
> > > > Dont know wether the Sat. or the GPS calculates the final result.
> > > > Let me know if I am missing something.
> > > > Jos on4kj