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asked 2012-06-27 06:05:27 -0500

fmarques gravatar image

updated 2012-06-27 06:06:00 -0500

Hi, I was trying to simulate a gps using the hector_gazebo_gps plugin, but something is not right. I tested it by moving the robot 34 meters and used

http://www.whoi.edu/marine/ndsf/cgi-bin/NDSFutility.cgi?form=0&from=XY&to=LatLon

To figure the right values of lat and long and verify them in google earth.

But in the navsafix message published by the plugin I barely moved.

I cannot figure what's wrong.

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Hello, can you be more specific about how you tested, and also about the published message you observed?

SL Remy gravatar image SL Remy  ( 2012-06-27 07:45:06 -0500 )edit

Congratulations!! Can you post what you did as an answer to your question? And if the changes require a patch for a package could you share that as well?

SL Remy gravatar image SL Remy  ( 2012-07-03 04:23:08 -0500 )edit

I would post it but I don't know if the hector gps simulator as a problem or why was just using it wrong...

fmarques gravatar image fmarques  ( 2012-07-09 00:09:39 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-07-03 02:09:20 -0500

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I've solved the problem by making some modifications to the code using the geodesy package. Now the gps simulator works fine. I failed to discovered what I was doing wrong in the hector gps package

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