Holux M1000 & gpsd

Jamon Camisso jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 25 20:00:31 UTC 2008

So I've got a neat little bluetooth GPS unit from Holux (who have Linux 
drivers and support, yay!). Problem I'm having with it is that when I 
check the output of gpsd via gpspipe -r the coordinates in each sentence 
are *way* off from my physical location, by a degree or more.

Here's an example GPGGA sentence from the front patio at the linuxcaffe:

Punch 43.396060 -079.250503 into Google Earth and that is smack in the 
middle of Lake Ontario.. I can see that the 6th field of that output 
reads 2, which means the unit has a DGPS fix, and the 7th field shows 11 
satellites in view, so what gives?

Anyone able to point out where I'm misinterpreting what seems like 
pretty standard output? I've been using http://gpsd.berlios.de/NMEA.txt 
as a reference for the different sentences that the unit puts out, 
though GPGGA seems the most relevant for my purposes (plotting fixed 
locations) and storing the # of satellites in view.

I'm a complete newbie with GPS but after 2 days am increasingly 
fascinated and hope to get this thing working well :)

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