gps tracking has a gap

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hang933975 asked 1 month ago
I am shooting Google Street View with Ardusimple F9R product.
I connect my Android smartphone with the xbee Bluetooth module and receive gpx data.
But here’s the problem. Occasionally or frequently, gaps in the gps data.
my Bluetooth module is hc-05 and the distance from the camera receiving the Bluetooth data is less than 1meter. The baud rate is 9600.
My guess is that the baud rate is too low or the Bluetooth signal is too weak to receive the gps data properly.
I want to hear what other users think.
Maybe my settings are wrong?
 
 
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1 Answers
Ardusimple Staff answered 1 month ago
Dear customer,
9’600bps might be too low for GPS data. With default configuration, minimum 38’400bps is required.
hang933975
replied 1 month ago

As expected! I will try to change the baud rate.
And could you share the best protocol setting for Bluetooth Connection? Thank you for reply.

Ardusimple
Staff replied 1 month ago

If you use our Bluetooth module, it’s pre-configured at 38’400bps.

clive1
replied 1 month ago

Perhaps also diminish what’s being sent, you presumably don’t need 3 or 4 messages reporting position, and a dozen reporting satellite visibilities.

If there are $GxTXT “txbuf,alloc” messages in the stream you are swamping the output. Cull some of the messages via CFG-MSGOUT-xxxx or UBX-CFG-MSG

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