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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Outdoor Wi-Fi positioning / poor man's GPS on RPI3 Model B

I got used to Google Maps figuring where I am using surrounding Wi-Fi signals, a.k.a. Wi-Fi positioning system. I try it on my laptop and it works, but on my Raspberry PI it doesn't: using Firefox ESR,...
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Connecting NEO 6m GPS to a Pi running Raspbian Jessie

I am working on connecting a NEO 6m GPS to my Pi which is running Raspbian Jessie. I followed some tutorials and I am sure the serial ports are connected to ttyAMA0 using ls -l /dev. The GPS is ...
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How to get an output from microstack GPS with an C# application?

we're currently working with my friend on a functional GPS module whcih will get your location etc. But we're stuck on this thing, we know that our device communicates and this is the ouput we got "...
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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry pi 3 reading serial port

I have a python code that reads the serial port of the raspberry pi 3to obtain GPS positions from a fona808. The code works for some time and then throws this error. Traceback (most recent call last):...
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How do I test if my UART port is working? Simple example… loopback-test

I am working on a NMEA(GPS)-datalogger for a drone. I followed the tutorial from fishandwhistle and createt this script: #!/usr/bin/python3 import os, time, sys, glob, datetime, syslog, pynmea2, ...
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reverse-geocoder on Raspberry Pi

In a project I am currently working on, I use Python to display my current location, speed, etc. I now wanted to implement the reverse_geocoder library (https://github.com/thampiman/reverse-geocoder) ...
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Problem with GPS module and Python

I copied a program from the Adafruit webpage to test my GPS module and before running it I installed the Python gps with sudo apt-get install python-gps but when I run the program I get this error: ...
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Using Pi 3 Bluetooth with external GPS

Im trying to connect a RPI3 (running jessie-lite) via Bluetooth to an android phones gps output. I'm using https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.meowsbox.btgps to stream NMEA strings from ...
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Microstax GPS - fine then garble

I've bought a Microstax GPS unit which I'm using directly on my RPi 3 (no Microstax headerboard). I've got the unit connected correctly though I'm strangely seeing a few seconds of correctly formatted ...
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How to display gpsd.utc using paint or similar method

I am receiving reliable gps data from my Adafruit gps sensor. I would like to to show the gpsd.utc data across the screen so that it appears like a regular clock. I have the following code which shows ...
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GroveGPS to raspberry pi

My raspberry pi is Raspberry Pi Rev 2 Model B 512MB made in UK. Use GrovrPi not grovepi+. I try to use them with Grove – GPS. And I run the program which copy form https://github.com/DexterInd/GrovePi/...
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Two PPS inputs for accurate time

I have read that it is no problem to use the GPS PPS pin to give the Raspberry Pi accurate time. My problem is that I want to use the 1 HZ PPS signal from the RTC (DS3231). If the GPS does have a fix, ...
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PI Camera and Bitbanged GPS -> Fluctuations?

I again got a bit of a problem. I am using a Raspberry Pi to BitBang Data out of a UBLOX Gps. I got this working and am receiving the NMEA information as i need it. Now I added Image acquistion to ...
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Raspberry PI and UBLOX Neo-7N / I2C Connection

I am trying to read positioning data from a UBLOX Neo-7N Module via I2C serial connection. I am using the Adafruit_I2C Python library to acomplish that. The i2cdevice is connected correctly and I ...
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Connect Adafruit Ultimate GPS Logger Shield and Raspberry Pi 2 B

I'm trying to connect Adafruit Ultimate GPS Logger Shield with Raspberry Pi 2 B, and it still not working. I tried to connect: Gnd, Rx, Tx, 5v. And it have signal at FIX leds. I also setup some ...
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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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Split video using picamera and gps

I'm using a picamera to record video when the gps signal read a speed of 0 km/h, so every recording has a different length that i can't know in advance. How can i split the videos every 30 seconds?
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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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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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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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Read real-time data in node from neo-6m gps module in Raspberry pi 3 plus

I am using something like this in node js. And I am getting the correct lat lon details, so I am sure that gps device is connected properly to raspberry pi. const SerialPort = require("serialport"); ...
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how to connect STM32F103C8T6 toboth of raspberry pi3 and GPS module via UART

I want to build a quadcopter based on STM32F103C8T6 microcontroller and two sensors(MPU-6050i, Baromter 5611) I will also add GPS NEO-M8N and Picamera, instead of radio controling i will use a wifi ...
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Why does a communication over SPI returns garbage?

I am trying to read from a gps module NEO-6M using Raspbery Pi 3 B over SPI. It nicely works with Arduino but it doesn't want to work with Raspberry. I have used different libraries in Pyhon, even ...
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PPS ioctl failure in GPS

I am using U-Blox AG GPS in my Raspberry pi 3. My GPS had a fix and displayed all the data in a right way. After an hour of working, it is not getting a fix. So I checked the gpsd status. It displayed ...
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change baud rate of serial port raspberry pi 3 android

I installed lineage os 14 on raspberry pi 3 I connected a gps module with UART port, however, the baud rate of GPS is 9600 but baud rate of /dev/ttyS0 is 115200 I want to change the baud rate of ttyS0 ...
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Using Dragino hat to send gps data in packet every time a packet sends

I have a sensor network under construction using Raspi 3s and Dragino LoraWan/GPS hats to send gas sensor data back to a Dragino Shield gateway. I now want to send the current gps location from the ...
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How to get GPS coordinate from a satellite phone with Raspberry Pi

I noticed that when connecting my laptop to the Iridium Satphone, location services picks up the sat phone's GPS location. I was wondering how to replicate this on a Pi, with Python. My goal is to ...
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Linx GPS UART communication using wiringPi

I have a Linx RXM-GPS-R4-x GPS module that uses the UART pins on the Raspberry Pi 3 model B's GPIO pinout. I'm also using the wiringPi's serial library. However, I'm having difficulty with ...
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USB GPS to GPIO (route/translate)?

I may be asking about something that has already been done, so apologies if that is the case... I have a USB GPS plugged into one of the USB ports on my RPi(2). It works now in that GPS data is ...
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Attaching GPS Breakout to Pi Zero, only semi working

So I have the adafruit GPS attached to a pi zero W via UART cat sudo cat /dev/ttyS0 will get me data $GPGSA,A,3,05,29,25,21,20,,,,,,,,2.46,2.27,0.95*01 7,81.8,M,47.6,M,,*4C $GPRMC,111257....
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Connect Raspberry PI3 3G dongle and GPS via USB

I'm building a remote tracking device with a Raspberry PI3, using a Vodafone/Huawei 3g pendrive model k3765 and a GlobalSat G-STAR IV usb gps receiver. I'm unable to make them working properly right ...
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Pin Mode Error - Pi3, GPS GP-20U7 & Johnny-Five

New to this Pi world and what not but I know some JS and am using the Johnny-Five library. I used raspi-config to disable Serial/USB Console and Enabled Serial interface. I've also added enable_uart=...
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Adafruit GPS module (plugged in via SMA to u.FL adapter to usb) is preventing all of my other USB devices from working

I just got the Adafruit GPS breakout kit. I've also purchased Adafruit's SMA to u.FL adapter to allow me to just plug it into my USB port. However, whenever I do, it prevents all of my other usb ...
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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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GPS Hat readings and speed consistancy

I bought this gps hat https://www.adafruit.com/product/2324 for my Pi 2 with the intention of making a tracking device. The way it works is that every 1 minute, latitude and longi is sent to my ...
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Pi usb gps data connection issue with xgps or cgps

am having a similar issue. I can see that the receiver is getting gps data (lat/long/etc.) by using: gpsmon /dev/gps0 If I query: gpsmon /dev/ttyUSB0 (there is no reply.) However: ls -l /dev/gps0 ...
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I have a problem about connect 3g shield to raspberrypi

import serial portwrite = "/dev/ttyUSB2" port = "/dev/ttyUSB1" def parseGPS(data): print "raw:", data #prints raw data if data[0:6] == "$GPRMC": sdata = data.split(",") if ...