u-blox Stationary Mode

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Mon Nov 13 12:26:42 UTC 2017

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> > The resaon I'd take this is that it's good for timekeeping setups. In
> > stationary mode you can get time with fewer sats visible. 
> I think you may be reading too much into "stationary" mode.
> If you know the position, you can get time with only one satellite.  Timing 
> receivers normally have a survey mode to get an accurate position.  If you 
> have a module that supports timing, you should find documentation describing 
> the survey command and/or a command to upload the surveyed position and/or 
> mention of timing and working with fewer satellites.

I know about these restrictions.  One of my next to-dos was to reread the
documenration on uBlx survey mode - I need to find out if trying to put
the device into stationary mode triggers a suvey if it has not recorded
a survey position in NVRAM.
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