Questions tagged [gps]

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based navigation system that provides location and time information to receivers on the surface of the earth. This tag should be used for questions how to connect and interface to GPS receivers or modules.

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Reading data from GPS module using Python on Raspberry PI

I am using a NEO-8M Satellite Positioning Module on a Raspberry PI. I am trying to read data off the device using python. I am new to the Raspberry PI and Python. I can read data from the NEO-8M GPS ...
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GSM, GPRS, GNSS, Bluetooth and RTC Hat

Need pointing in the right direction. Im trying to build a GPS/GSM Tracker I brought this tracker from the Pi shop (https://thepihut.com/products/gsm-gprs-gnss-bluetooth-hat-for-raspberry-pi) for some ...
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How to set up GPSD for a USB GPS/IRNSS receiver?

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B with a Quectel L89 EVB kit (the receiver). The receiver is connected to the Pi through the USB port. The pi Identifies the connected receiver at ttyUSB0. I'm able to see ...
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Chrony gets out of sync regularly

I am having some issues running Chrony with only GPS+PPS (coming from the GPS) on RPi 4. At the startup gpsd starts running with no particular issue and I got GPS and PPS solution with no problem ...
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why does gpsd not update a location past its first fix?

I'm running GPSD 3.23.1 built from source but this also occurred on GPSD 3.22-4 from the debian/raspbian repositories. When I launch any gpsd client, gpsd sends the first fix it managed to acquire, ...
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GPS Data from cat /dev/ttyS0 is not correct

I am attempting to use a Garmin 18x LVC GPS module. I have it connected to the serial RX and TX pins on my Raspberry Pi Zero W, and port name is /dev/ttyS0 on the pi. By using a multimeter and Linux ...
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USB GPS dongle doesn't return consecutive GSP traces

I used this USB GPS dongle to retrieve GPS traces of user's trip. Device configuration is successful. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cgps -s ┌───────────────────────────────────────────┐┌──────────────────Seen 17/...
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GPS Daemon not working on RPi, but works on my Arch PC

I followed this Adafruit Tutorial; trying to make GPS Daemon work on RPi4- on Raspberry OS minimal. Here is my situation: I can see NMEA data is coming thru minicom -b 9600 -D /dev/ttyUSB0. There is ...
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GPS data is collected well, but pps data is not collected

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspberrypi add-on GPS module based NEO-6. I configured the device to act as NTP server but the NTP server won't work. When I use ppstest command, I get the following ...
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Show data from USB to eink bonnet [closed]

So I have a RPI with a adafruit 2.13 eink bonnet installed onto my GPIO pins. Then I have a gearmo USB-RS232 serial converter plugged into my USB port then the RS232 connection is on a GPS receiver. I ...
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How can I make gpsd restrict to a certain serial port?

After reinstalling Raspbian Buster I'm always running into an issue with my gpsd 3.17: Despite the fact that I start it with the corresponding device file /dev/ttyS0 as a parameter (because the GPS ...
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unable to gps data serially in raspi 4

I am trying to get ublox zed f9p module work with raspi 4. I am using this module I am running on ubuntu 20.04 desktop version on raspi 4 and i have connected the module serially(/dev/ttyS0) to my ...
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Problem with Pyserial when using Xbee and GPS on rasp pi 3B+

i am currently trying to get some data from gps and try to send it through Xbee to a pc. To do this, i was using multiprocessing. At first getting the GPS data and sending data through Xbee was done ...
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Quectel L86 HAT setup with Raspberry pi 4

I am a neophyte and want to setup my gps with my raspberry pi, in order to get latitude and longitude values. But I am stuck in the very first step of setting up the gps module. Hardware ...
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Building a car SatNav from a RPi

My Garmin car GPS died, and im thinking about building my own. I saw that there are a couple pretty good navigation softwares out there, and I want to use one of them, with OSM maps and a 7" ...
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Rpi Thonny python IDE has a problem running Pynmea2 GPS program. How to fix it?

I can't run this gps program in Thonny IDE. How come I can only run this gps program when I run it in the terminal without sudo? Is there a way to fix this? EDIT: The part without the print(gps) and ...
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Let the RPi generate a pulse per second (PPS)

I'm trying to let the RPi generate a PPS (pulse per second) to synchronize an external LiDAR with the RPi. The PPS is the only way to synchronize the LiDAR with the RPi and I can't use a GPS module as ...
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How to send gps data over short range with rpi?

I am planning on starting a project soon that requires me to be able to send GPS data over a short distance (no more than 1 mile at most). I have never done anything like this with a rpi before so any ...
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SIM7600E-H on Raspberry Pi 4 model B not receiving GPS data

I'm not able to receive GPS data. The jumpers are placed in the top position (A) AT commands return the following: >>> ser = serial.Serial("/dev/ttyUSB2",115200) >>> ser....
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NEO-6M GPS Module Not Working

I have an RS232 NEO-6M GPS module connected to my Raspberry Pi. The board I have requires power, ground, TX and RX. Power and ground are connected to my Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins (+5V and GND), and the ...
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Share Uart Pins

In my build i have a gsm module ( SIM800L ) connected to a RPI 0 W in this way: I would like to get also the current position of my device, for do so i was thinking to buy a Gps module ( NEO-6M STM32 ...
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RPI to NMEA USB (Garmin ECHOMAP plus 45cv) serial input garbled

I have the following hardware: RPI 4 2gb with a basic install of raspbian Garmin echomap plus 45cv USB to NMEA cable (https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/172429550240) 12v 7.0Ah battery The garmin has four ...
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How to use different baud rates with gpsd?

Docs for gpsd state that it autodetects baud rate of the gps module, but on my system it does not. On my Pi4B with Adafruit Ultimate Breakout wired to UART5, gpsd can only connect to the GPS at 9600. ...
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Calculate Accurate Distance Traveled with GPS in Python [closed]

I am trying to update distance traveled between GPS coordinates. My error is that the GPS can move short distances while sitting still. I am currently simply adding the new coordinates to a list every ...
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How come Rpi GPSD can read GPS data using USB to serial cable, but not using Rpi serial pins TxD, RxD?

I've been trying to setup an RPi0 with a GPS module. This is the GPS antenna I'm using This is the GPS module I'm using to connect to the Pi I've tried the module with USB on my desktop (Windows 10) ...
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Rpi Neo-6M / Neo-8M GPS Module Setup / Fix / Update Problems

Hi i'm tryng to change the update rate of my gps tracker(neo 6m ublok) i know the byte that i need to send are 0xB5,0x62,0x06,0x08,0x06,0x00,0xC8,0x00,0x01,0x00,0x01,0x00,0xDE,0x6A i've tried echo -e &...
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How can Rpi listen to a GPS module?

Hi guys i'm quite new to raspberry pi and i'm having trouble with a GPS module that i have bought. https://wiki.52pi.com/index.php/USB-Port-GPS_Module_SKU:EZ-0048#Trouble_Shooting i go to installing ...
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Auto run python program upon boot up of raspberry pi

I have done up a real time GPS python program with raspberry pi3b+ and Adafruit GPS module, the program can run manually when connected to monitor. I would like to auto run it once the raspberry pi ...
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GPS timeout problem with TTL to USB connection

I have a gps module based on L80-39 chip and a raspberry Pi 3 model B I connected it initially via USB cable, followed instructions from this site https://wiki.52pi.com/index.php/USB-Port-...
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GPS (USB) with NTP has a consistantly large offset and high jitter from public NTP sources

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B Rev 2 (BCM2835 rev 000e). Connected to it is a USB G-Mouse GPS receiver - which is really just a u-blox 7 GPS receiver. I've had it running for about 15 hours now and it ...
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Is there a way to split data stream from one serial port (ttyAMA0) to multiple virtual ports in Raspberry Pi?

I'm quite a newbie on RPi so I'm sorry if I'm not being specific enough. I need to run 5 rtkrcv (RTKLIB application program) with different setting on each one, so I take it I need 5 virtual ports ...
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Can't connect waveshare hat to raspberry pi 3b via python3 to obtain gps

I'm stuck with my waveshare hat and it would be cool if you could help me. I would like to obtain the gps location. I'm a python beginner and tried to use some already written code from this websites:...
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GPS BU-353S4 with Pi4 - not reading position, only timestamp

I'm just gonna say real quick that I've through about 20 threads on this topic, so I know this issue has been brought up many times, but the problem seems to change for every new build of raspbian or ...
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Will eBay USB GPS Antenna work with Raspberry Pi?

Do you reckon this eBay USB GPS Antenna (https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F143312562035) will work with a Raspberry Pi and if so will I be to use this ...
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How to copy the gps data from Raspberry Pi terminal to a text file?

I'm getting the Gps values after running the following commands in Raspberry Pi . sudo gpsd /dev/ttyACM0 -F /var/run/gpsd.socket gpsmon How can I copy or write the gps data displayed on terminal ...
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gpsd/gpsmon on R-Pi 3 re-activates disabled NMEA messages?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Adafruit's Ultimate GPS Pi Hat. I was able to successfully install gpsd and chrony. I am now getting NMEA and PPS thumbs up But I have a weird issue. The Ultimate GPS ...
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Probably GPSD commands not on $PATH. How to put cgps or xgps on $PATH? [closed]

I installed gpsd, get data stream via SSH, but cgps or xgps commands do nothing. How to ensure GPSD is properly installed and commands are on $PATH?
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How can Rpi connect a GPS module?

I've tried reconnecting an old GPS module to the UART pins on my raspberry pi, but it seems it's not able to get a satellite fix. I've had troubles trying to get gpsd started, but I'm able to test ...
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Obtaining GPS & Internet together with Waveshare GSM/GPRS/GNSS HAT module

I'm using Stretch installed Raspberry Pi 3 B and Waveshare GSM/GPRS/GNSS HAT to obtain GPS real-time location and internet. What I have done : Used USB-UART interface and connected jumper Using ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ not reading time from the GPS

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Adafruit Ultimate GPS HAT (https://www.adafruit.com/product/2324) with external antenna. I configured the device to act as NTP server but the NTP server won't work (No ...
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gpxlogger not reading any data unless cgps runs

I have the GPS daemon running as user gpsd: /usr/sbin/gpsd -N /dev/ttyUSB0 /dev/ttyUSB0 I have gpxlogger running as root: gpxlogger -d -f /data/%Y%m%d-%H%M%S.gpx Initially, all what gpxlogger ...
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raspberry pi 3 with GPS HAT, status code (data is void)

Hello I'm new in python and raspberry, today I try to run a script take in 'https://www.rhydolabz.com/wiki/?p=18639#comment-47045' But I don't have a valid data in my status code. The code : #...
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Adafruit Ultimate GPS connection not working

New to PI!! From a new fresh load of OS: I followed the instructions to connect the GPS HAT to a Pi and run the basic test from: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-ultimate-gps-hat-for-raspberry-pi/...
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Creating device driver which feeds GPS Co-ordinates from phone to raspberry pi

I don't have GPS module, so I was thinking whether I can feed GPS coordinates from my android/ios phone to raspberry pi over wireless protocol like bluetooth/TCPIP. Can I create a virtual device ...
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GPSD showing fix with GPS unplugged

I have GPSD installed and am using the c library libgps. It works okay, but I've noticed what look like bugs. Specifically if I run the simple program below with the GPS plugged in the program prints ...
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Gps for raspberry pi, which one is better in term technical specification and compatibility? [closed]

Whic one is better between gps add on v2.0 module and gps module ublox neo 6m if I ise this one raspberry pi 3?
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Adafruit Ultimate GPS with Rpi 3 "Permission Denied"

I am trying to connect an Adafruit Ultimate GPS to my Raspberry Pi 3 and read data from it using the WiringPi Serial library. I have set the serial connection up and removed the serial console through ...
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How to make a simple GUI?

I recently had follow this tutorial which basically is about making your raspberry pi send email notification every three seconds on the location of your device. The thing that is missing now is, I ...
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how to build simple interface for Gps project using neo-6m gps module

Hello, you may have heard this like thousand times. So i'm new to raspberry pi. And i just recently bought a raspberry pi 3 for my final year project. I bought this module also which is neo-6m GPS ...
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Waveshare GSM/GPRS/GNSS HAT not connecting to Cellular network

I have this HAT i bought for a pi project I am working on. I get the device to power on, I can connect via USB from PC, and can connect from pi too. However, the NET LED just blinks every second, ...
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