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[aprssig] Gas Balloon N5GAS-5

Jason Winningham jdw at eng.uah.edu
Tue Apr 4 11:15:38 UTC 2006


On Apr 4, 2006, at 12:05 AM, <scott at opentrac.org>  
<scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

>  As for the actual format, I'll
> probably go with something like '-1200 FPM' - or for better  
> parseability and
> consistency, maybe something like '/V=-1200'.

I like the latter, as it matches the "A=12345" altitude format.

I also like the idea of the GPS reporting the vertical speed  
directly.  Right now I use a bit o' perl to get position updates from  
xastir's server port and calculate the vertical speed based on  
altitude changes.

-Jason
kg4wsv







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