[Ovmsdev] Kia Soul status.

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Sat Dec 16 03:05:35 HKT 2017


that sounds great :)

Regarding the passive GPS antenna, I've got mine now, it's this one:


…and it's a bit disappointing. I don't get any better results than with the simple GSM antenna. It's more the opposite, I had 10 satellites with the GSM antenna
in about a minute, this GPS antenna needs around 10 minutes to get there and then doesn't get better.

So maybe you could first try a second GSM antenna instead. Or maybe the LANCOM antenna is garbage, it's one of the cheapest passive antennas available.


Am 15.12.2017 um 19:44 schrieb Geir Øyvind Vælidalo:
> Just a small status update on the Kia Soul porting.
> My OVMS V3 is now connecting to the V2 server via my WiFi-network at home. I’ve got the first data from the new hardware through to the OVMS app on my iPhone.
> Fantastic job guys!
> As soon as my health is ok again, I can start testing the hardware in my car and verify the data and fix the bugs. The Kia Soul should be almost on par with
> the V2, with a few things added.
> Just wish I had a case...  And I need to get a twin sim-card (I got free SMS and lots of data included 🙂 ) so it can be online away from home. Oh, and a
> passive GPS-antenna.
> This is looking good!  
> Geir

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