General Is the Eris GPS WAAS?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mdelliott, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. mdelliott

    mdelliott Member
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    Would anyone be able to tell me if the Eris GPS is WASS? I have searched and haven't been able to locate the answer...
     

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  2. Demache

    Demache Well-Known Member
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    Possibly, but maybe not. Phone's aren't really designed with GPS navigation in mind. So it may just use a fairly standard GPS system. I've gotten about 7 foot accuracy if I have a very good GPS lock, which meets the less than 3 meter (~9.8 feet) requirement for WAAS. But that might just be a very good GPS lock.

    Any reason your curious about it having WAAS?
     
  3. mdelliott

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    Thanks for the info.

    I am a ham radio operator and sometimes its nice to know which location you are specifically in for maidenhead grids - if you are on the border lines in particular (which implies multiple grids at the same time). Some groups want you to use a WAAS GPS to verify you are where you state you are (specifically on the border lines of grids).
     

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