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GPSD reporting wrong Longitude

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GPSD seems to be reporting the wrong longitude 256 on all three piers that I operate. Any ideas???... Bruce
2 months 3 days ago #82663

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It's not wrong, this is how INDI represents longitudes.
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Thanks for the fasst response Jasem!
Ok but I have 3 mounts all doing the same. Is this a gps problem? All three?
2 months 3 days ago #82668

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I believe the values it reports are all positive values, as if you measured your longitude east of Greenwich. For those of us located in North America, west of Greenwich, the values mean the same thing, e.g. -104 W is the same as 256 E. or =360-104

This explanation makes sense of course assuming your longitude is 104º W :)
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Ok I get that now, what through me is, I believe my system had been reporting negative numbers before. Like I am -96 long being west of the meridian, Thanks for the responses,,,, Bruce
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Well if you're at -96, ... then the value of 256 looks suspiciously like the max value of an 8 bit number rather than your longitude measured east of the prime meridian.
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