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Possible GPS disruptions due to Solar Activity.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ZonComGMZ, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. ZonComGMZ

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    Here are the latest charts. Watch for any indications of something wrong in GPS or ATTI mode.

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  2. Marc70

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    Would this really affect in ATTI mode? Anyone know for sure?
     
  3. LeoS

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    @ZonComGMZ: Awesome, thanks for informing!

    @Marc70: I think ATTI mode only use the gyroscope... but if you trigger RTH failsafe, it'll use GPS to find home point whatever mode you were in before.
     
  4. ianwood

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    GPS will be more prone to atmospheric drift due to rapid changes in the ionosphere. I am not sure how much a G2 level event will actually be noticeable but the likelihood of drift is higher. IMU should not be effected by a G2 level event.