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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Need to get my RPi 3 to work with two UART devices

I am working on a project and I am trying to connect a GPS receiver to the RPi through uart and a TNC-Pi (Terminal Node Controller) Both of the instructions want me to use "ttyAMA0" and move bluetooth ...
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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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How can I set up my G-Mouse USB GPS for use with Raspbian?

Here is the receiver, a G-Mouse USB GPS unit. First thing is to find the tty port it uses. Start by opening a terminal window. Look at the devices, then plug in the GPS unit and look again: I can ...
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Connect GSM module via serial0 and GPS via USB

I have a GPS module connected vía UART in the GPIO. Now I want to add a GSM module to my proyect but my TX RX pins are busy with the GPS. I saw an adapter to connect the GPS through USB with a UART ...
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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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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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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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Magnet on gps module - will it harm?

Maybe a stupid question, but really importnt to me. So I'm making some app with a pi, lcd and a GPS module. The gps module is a board with an extention cable of 5m, with a module at the end of it. ...
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Using Cooking Hacks GPS/GSM shield with Android [closed]

I am new to RPi and was hoping that users had experience using the GPS/GSM shield with any Android OS. If there is some success with this device working with Android, I was going to give it a shot. ...
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Configure u-blox GPS module from serial port

My teacher gave me an u-blox M8N GPS that he bought from Banggood, and he wants me to do 2/3 things: Change baud rate to 115200 Change measure rate to 10 kHz Integrate GPS with gpsd My doubt here is:...
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Chrony doesn't sync time with gpsd

I have a Raspberry Pi that will be used for logging sensor data while not connected to the internet. Since the Raspberry Pi doesn't have an RTC, and to still get the actual time, I want to use a GPS ...
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Error occured “unhandled signal 11, terminatiing” in executing code with PIGPIO

I would like to connect GPS Module by using PIGPIO. but I can't. My code that show in below are occuring "Segment Violation",but I have no idea. Please help me. Here is GPS spec. GPS Receiver chip-...
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Run nodejs script at boot with rc.local or another alternative

I have a gps tracking script using node-gpsd module. When the automobile pass over a checkpoint the script plays a sound like "you are in XXXXX stop" and then waits 30 second to start tracking for the ...
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connect Raspberry pi 3 to internet via GSM module

I have a GSM module sim900A. How i could connect my pi to internet via that module. this module is connected to usb port and i am able to send sms from it. Now kindly help me to connect internet via ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 3 with SIM808, 7inch display module issues in communication (UART)

First my appologies about the title. Thats the best I could come up with. The problem is like this I integrated a SIM 808 module with Raspberry Pi3 and implemented a simple GPS get command to ...
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fona 808 gps and raspberry pi

Hardware: Raspberry pi 3 (running debian jessie) Fona 808 GSM/ GPS module. Having wired up the module to the pi PI FONA808 3.3V to Vio Ground to Ground TX to RX ...
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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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How to connect Rpi-3 and Microstack GPS

How to connect and program my RPi3 to a Microstack Base and GPS? I have tried for the last 3 weeks to run any/all scripts to operate a Microstack Base and GPS L80 with my Rpi-3. After seeing a lot ...
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Is it possible to connect a ublox NEO-6Q GPS directly to a Raspberry Pi 2B?

I would like to know if it is possible to directly connect the ublox NEO-6Q GPS with the Raspberry Pi 2B. I have found videos of people connecting the GPS to a raspberry pi but they use a module to ...
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How to use Arduino devices with Raspberry Pi?

I bought "RFID RC522" & "GY-NEO6MV2", and I need a useful guide for both of them in order to use them with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I also want to know if there is a guide or a course for using ...
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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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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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GSM/GPRS & GPS Expansion

I bought a GSM/GPRS and GPS expansion, but it seem it lacked details. http://www.open-electronics.org/a-gsmgprs-gps-expansion-shield-for-raspberry-pi/ The voltage was not specified, so I assumed one ...
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Ultimate GPS hat gets a lock, but no data shows on ttyAMA0

I'm trying to get an Adafruit Ulitmate GPS Hat to work on my new RPi3 /boot/cmdline.txt has been modified to remove references to ttyAMA0: pi@gpsp3:/boot $ more /boot/cmdline.txt dwc_otg.lpm_enable=...
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How to locate files for GPSD in Raspbian?

I am trying to find where the program gpsd is saved because I need to edit a file to get my pi and gps to talk. I have been following instructions from http://www.instantsupportsite.com/self-help/...
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Install GPS Receiver - GP-735

What I am trying to accomplish I am trying to attach this specific GPS module to my raspberry since I really like the size. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13670 And it was suggested in the ...
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Connecting GPS Breakout to Pi

Good day While looking for the smallest possible GPS solution for a Raspberry PI 2 searching has brought me to these solutions. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13670 https://www.sparkfun.com/...
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GPS from cell tower/GPRS to Pi

I am trying to create a solution where my Pi sends GPS coordinates to a database server and at the same time keep my cost of items as low as possible. I have the Pi and a USB dongle which I will be ...
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Can I use an FT232RL USB to TTL adapter with Raspberry Pi for a GPS module?

I am just starting to scratch the surface and attempt to understand TTL and serial data ports in general, and am really just trying to put the pieces together and see if I'm on the right path. First, ...
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Is there a way to attach multiple serial port devices to a single raspberry pi?

I have three separate devices that all need access to a data serial port on the pi. My devices are an accelerometer, a GPS unit, and a GMS cell service chip. I've found tutorials on how to attach ...
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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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What GPS dongle / device works with Windows 10 IoT and Raspberry Pi 2?

Are there any USB GPS dongles / devices for Raspberry Pi 2 that work with Windows 10 IoT Core? Alternatively, how about a Pi HAT using the I/O pins?
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Adafruit Ultimate GPS HAT Connections

I have been messing around with this GPS HAT for a few days now. I do have it working, although I have multiple modules running at once on stacked breadboards. My main question is on AdaFruit's ...
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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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Autorun Script Now Automatically Shuts Down

So I'm using Raspbian to create a mobile GPS tracker. I wanted it to log data then safely shut down the pi when I was done. I figured I could just plug in my mini keyboard when I was done and click ...
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Can I get some help wiring up this GPS unit?

I got a microstack gps as a gift, and I would like to do something with Unfortunately, I do not also have the micro-stack base board. I am looking at the Documentation for the microstack base board ...
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Sending an authorization/credentials header with the Adafruit FONA

I would like to be able to send POST calls to a server that is protected, and thus need to set an authorization header like so. However, it does not seem to appear anywhere in the docs. Does anyone ...
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Adafruit FONA 808 GPS

With the goal of sending API Post requests over 2G from a raspberry pi based device, I set up an Adafruit FONA 808 as a tethered device by following their great tutorial. However, with the SIM808, I ...
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RPi + GPS + Arduino Shield

I have this GPS module and an arduino shield for the raspberry pi from Cooking Hacks. See link: https://www.cooking-hacks.com/gps-shield-for-raspberry-pi My raspberry pi B+ is fully updated i have a ...
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How can I interface a serial GPS receiver with a Raspberry Pi?

So in India, this is the only very affordable GPS receiver I could find. It seems bizarre to me, it has a VGA port? I suppose it's used for serial communications, but there isn't any relevant ...
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GPSD Data Receiving Issues

I've been struggling for awhile to setup GPS on my Raspberry Pi. I have a Hemisphere Vector H102 connected through a serial connection via USB through an adapter. I've followed this guide which seems ...
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Can't get GPS to automatically work after reboot

I have GPSd installed, but I can't get it to work after reboot. After reboot, when I run cgps -s I just get cgps: GPS timeout. However, if I run: sudo killall gpsd; sudo gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0 -F /var/run/...
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cgps : GPS timeout

I use neo 6 ublox 6 GPS module. I choose to connect the GPS to the raspberry using a USB port. I followed these steps: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo cat /dev/ttyUSB0 $GPRMC,144034.00,V,,,,,,,090315,,,N*...
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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 ...