[time-nuts] indoor GPS test.
wb6bnq at cox.net
Fri Jan 25 05:43:04 EST 2008
By the way,
If you do get a Garmin 15, make sure it is the "H" or "L" model which has WAAS. The
regular model "15," which is cheaper, does not have WAAS.
> If you go to the Garmin web site and look at their OEM page, you can order the
> OEM versions for around $55 from Garmin directly. I have one of their models, a
> 15xx OEM module (including the pigtail cable). It has PPS stated as good to 1us
> but I was told it was actually good to 100ns with SA turned off. It is not
> designed to be a "timing" receiver, but will get you in the ball park for a cheap
> price. You will still need to get an antenna of some sort, supply power and use
> software in a PC to setup and control the unit.
> I purchased the Garmin 15 to use in my car, as my main GPS unit developed a
> failure. I was using my main unit to drive my laptop software for mapping
> purposes. The Garmin 15 will replace it.
> Hal Murray wrote:
> > > The GPS 18 from Garmin is ~130 list, since ti comes with some software
> > > for a laptop.
> > You want the GPC 18 LVC rather than any of the other versions. (It's the
> > only one with PPS.)
> > You can get it for well under $100. Look for the OEM version. (aka no
> > software)
> > I got mine from Provantage.
> > http://www.provantage.com/garmin-010-00321-56~7GRMN039.htm
> > --
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