Survey Data Transfer For Homologation - Sure-Path GPS Boat Lane Tracking

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Transferring Survey Data to a PC for Homologation
Sure-Path data can be exported to and used in approved Homologation software such as Emmanuel Lion's Waterski Homologation.  To facilitate transfer of the survey data to a PC, a small Windows utility needs to be used. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Click here to download the utility to a suitable location on your PC.
  2. Run the downloaded utility program. (Windows may prompt you and ask you to confirm that you trust the program).
  3. Ensure the Rover phone is on the same WiFi network as the PC.
  4. On the Rover phone, enter Survey Mode (slalom or jump) and load the survey file you wish to transfer.
  5. Open the menu and select "Export to PC via UDP". Confirm the "Ready to send data" message.
  6. On the PC, the utility should pop up a message indicating that data is waiting to be received (if it doesn't, send it again from the Rover).

  7. Click Yes. The program will then ask you where you want to save the incoming file. Choose a suitable location that you can find again. You can then close the utility.
  8. The saved file is a ".CSV" (comma separated values) file and can therefore be opened with Microsoft Excel or similar. Ensure that Excel is expecting commas, not tabs as the delimiter. Open the file and for slalom it should look like this:



  9. Highlight the three columns as shown (the third column is "Height Above Sea level") and copy/paste directly into the Homologation software (this is assuming you have already set up a homologation file in the homologation application and started a "Waterski Slalom Course" element or a "Waterski Jump Course" element). All three columns must be present! Also remember that Homologation Mode must be set to "GPS Coordinates" and Angle Unit must be "Decimal Degrees". It should look like this:



  10. For Jump, the CSV file will look like this:



    Note that for Jump, the CSV file contains the data for two Lion elements. Rows 3 to 20 contain the data for the standard Waterski Jump Course element. Rows 22 to 42 contain the data for a Video Jump Buoys element.

  11. From then on, it is the same as for any other homologation.

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