- March 11, 2020 at 12:39 am #15371johnmarkParticipant
I am planning to fly the BerryGPS as part of a high-altitude hydrogen-balloon payload, and, having done a little bit of research, found out from a very experienced source that
“GPS units [are tricky] as they’re required by law to conform to COCOM limits (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinating_Committee_for_Multilateral_Export_Controls). This means they’re supposed to stop creating position/velocity solutions when they’re above 18000m altitude AND moving faster than 1000 knots. Not a problem for balloons. HOWEVER, most manufacturers implement this as an OR instead of an AND, which can make it a VERY BIG problem for balloons!”
Do we have any information about how this logic is implemented into the BerryGPS module?
Thanks in advance, JMMarch 11, 2020 at 1:56 pm #15383PeterPParticipantMarch 12, 2020 at 1:39 am #15395johnmarkParticipant
Perfect. This is exactly what was needed!
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