"Just for the sake of completion I'll post the solution here as well. I looked through the source code today and realized that the parameter CH7_OPTION isn't really for CH7, it's for whatever channel you're using as the learn switch. Since I don't…"
"I have an active discussion at ArduPilot.org as well. One user duplicated my setup using channel 6 for learning and was able to save waypoints, so it is doable. Just have to find what that silly thing is that I'm missing."
"Went outside and toggled ch6 while driving in learn mode, then switched it to auto. Still no waypoints. Not sure if I should be toggling ch6 low-high-low or high-low-high. Tried both ways, doesn't seem to matter. I looked at the log files and I…"
"But I do have a GPS fix and on the planner page of MP it shows the rover in the middle of my house. I understand that without a GPS fix you can't learn waypoints. I will still try outside a little later when it's not so hot. (Phoenix).
Ok I'm testing the learn mode by sitting in my house and using mission planner to readback the waypoints. Switching to learn mode and toggling the learn switch (ch 6) doesn't appear to do anything. I use Read WP to load the way points from the…