[time-nuts] Thunderbolt SV and AMU Signal levels
dave.g0dja at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Jul 22 19:42:46 EDT 2008
Chris Kuethe wrote:
>> What do the values under SV and AMU mean?
> SV = space vehicle. mostly irrelevant, unless you care about the
> serial number of the bit of metal up there. Usually people mean to say
> PRN, or Pseudo-Random Noise code number - one of the 32 codes
> transmitted by the satellite.
> AMU is Amplitude Measurement Unit. Trimble's signal strength measurement.
Thanks Chris, I'll watch that value instead.
>> I'm sure it all means that they are to the north, south, east or west of
>> here and to do with signal strength to my location or how good, or bad,
>> the lock to the satellites is.. But, nothing that I can remember, to be
> You're thinking of azimuth and elevation.
You are probably correct, some other software probably did that for me.
Not that it helped me much, to be honest.
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