Holux M1000 & gpsd
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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