[kismac] Re: GPS software

  • From: Brad Knowles <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 22:32:09 +0100

At 4:02 PM -0500 2004/02/06, Andrew Koch wrote:

 I doubt this would work very well, as the internal antennas are
 1.) Tuned for 2.4 GHz (Whereas GPS is in the 1.5 GHz range) and
 2.) Already in use for the Airport card.

3.) The signal strength for WiFi devices is much, much, much stronger than GPS signals. One problem with GPS is that the signals are so weak that you're in a pretty marginal situation for distinguishing the signal from the noise, even under the most ideal conditions.

 Don't want to overload the front-end of your GPS receiver with
 802.11b signals...

When someone is trying to whisper to you, you can't hear them if you're standing right next to a jet engine.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx>

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
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