[pskmail] Re: GPS and PSKmail "Western hemisphere bug"??

  • From: Robert Krasowski <rkrasowski@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 05:39:45 -0800 (PST)

Yes, that what I was worry about, missing minus sign somewhere and you have no 
chance to see it since you are in Eastern part of the world (no minus). We also 
should check for South. I will appreciated if you look at this problem. I am 
finishing up my boat's station and will send it to Canary's Island probably in 
3 weeks. Everything seems to be working fine, still few issues 

1/ Sometimes while communicating server and client goes out of sync and get 

2/ Compressed email required to be downloaded twice in order to be received 

I will continue torture PSKmail this week end and see if I can narrow the 

Thanks for you work Rein 



From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2011 3:13 AM
Subject: [pskmail] Re: GPS and PSKmail "Western hemisphere  bug"??


probably a minus missing somewhere. Difficult to debug for me because 
I live in the wrong place :)
I will take a look...


>Still torturing PSKmail....
>This time I worked with gpsd
>It did not function properly but after few trials I learned that have to 
>simply restart gpsd to make it work.
>From terminal: 
> killallgpsd
> rm /var/run/gpsd.sock
>That will stop whatever is not working and next starting again :
>gpsd /dev/ttyASM0
>After that I started xgps which nicely shewed me all data from GPS.
>Later I reconfigurated my jPSKmail client with  Preferences/Edit/Devices -> 
>marked Use gpsd
>Proudly I was able to see my position in APRS window, the problem - Longitude 
>stay EAST !!
>I see data out of GPS in xgps and it is correct, but in jPSKmail I am in 
>Eastern hemisphere. Please look at the attached picture.
>I am affraid that "minus" is missing somwere in the code. 
>Well, anybody has any suggestions??
>I keep torturing PSKmail......

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