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Q111001 I just bought a GPS to start testing with your software. How do i connect the GPS to my computer ?
This depends on the GPS receiver used. Some GPS devices, use USB, some Bluetooth and other are using a serial connection. To connect Bluetooth device, you need a Bluetooth dongle connected to your PC in order to read data from the device. From your Bluetooth manager software, connect to th ...
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Q111002 I just bought a GPS device, but my computer doesn't have any serial port. What can I do ?
The best is to purchase an USB to serial converter. The best ones around are the converters using a FTDI chipset. ...
Tags:  Serial Ports, USB to Serial converters

Q111003 My GPS outputs data at 9600bps, is this speed supported ?
The recommended baudrate for NMEA0183 devices is 4800bps. These days, some GPS units are also using 9600bps or even 19200bps for some RTK receivers. The software allows you to change the port speed of a NMEA0183 channel between the most commonly used baudrates, so other speeds then 4800bps ...
Tags:  NMEA0183, Serial Ports, Baudrate