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[aprssig] Deluo GPS Lite altitude limit

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Fri Apr 22 02:54:38 UTC 2005


I've been wondering that myself.  Haven't got it in a good spot to hook up a
meter yet.  120mW would be most excellent.

The GLL thing isn't an issue for tracker use.  The OpenTracker will take it
if it gets it, but it doesn't need it.

Scott, N1VG
http://n1vg.net/opentracker

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Stephen H. Smith
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 7:45 PM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Deluo GPS Lite altitude limit


scott at opentrac.org wrote:

>That's the one I was thinking of when I set out looking for a GPS receiver
>to carry, but it's not the one I got.  Here's the current GPS Lite model:
>
>http://www.deluoelectronics.com/customer/product.php?productid=57
>
>This one's about 17mm shorter, and a bit thinner.  Small enough that I
>should be able to use it in place of a GPS board + shoulder-mounted patch
>antenna combo for SAR use.  Not sure how waterproof it is, but it looks
like
>it could take a bit of rain.  Would be fine in a nylon pocket on the
>shoulder.
>
>
>
Further on this device, the specs say:

Power supply :
   Power consumption:
   +5.0VDC and up to 9.0V DC
   Typical (tracking): 120mW


They say 120mW which would be only  24mA!    Can this be possbile.   I
noticed in the feature grid comparing all  three of Deluo's offerings
that the other two were 120-160 mA. I wonder if this spec is a type and
that they really mean 120mA,  not 120mW......





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