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[aprssig] Sirf GPS

John Ronan aprssig at ei7ig.org
Mon Oct 10 15:55:06 UTC 2005


Any LED's or anything on it?

Laipac make one that logs.. and have software to retrieve the data  
from it.

http://www.commlinx.com.au/GPS_G30_RS232.htm

Regards
John

On 10 Oct 2005, at 15:59, Wes Johnston wrote:




> This module is marked TIM-S as best I can tell.  The label has been
> partially rubbed off. It seems to be made by SIRF and/or UBLOX.  I
> haven't been able to find anything on either site that tells me how to
> get breadcrumb tracks from it, however I did find mention of a unit in
> the same family that says it stores 100,000 points.  The unit has a
> 2.5mm stereo plug for serial data and a small max232 chip onboard.   
> I've
> been able to see that it powers up and sends NMEA data at 4800 baud.
>
> Truthfully, a friend of a friend found this unit in her car, probably
> placed they by a P.I., and we're just trying to find the first
> breadcrumb track so that we can determine when it was installed.  The
> unit has had all serial numbers and model numbers obscured, but  
> some of
> the o-rings on the case are showing a bit of age on them, so we assume
> this was not this GPS's first ride in a vehicle - ie it was not placed
> there by a spouse, but rather by a "professional"... who by the way  
> did
> a poor job of hiding the unit.
>
> Wes
>
> Rahn wrote:
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>> Wes Johnston wrote:
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>>> I have a SIRF GPS module that ID's itself:
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>> I think we need more information than this. It appears that SIRF  
>> is just
>> the chipset maker. There appears to be several different companies  
>> that
>> use the SIRF chipset for their modules. I have an Axiom Sandpiper II
>> that uses a SiRF chipset. And I quickly found a couple more that  
>> use it.
>> See if you can find out who made the module and we will probably  
>> have a
>> better idea how to use it.
>>
>> OEM Modules usually just provide output and don't have much for track
>> storage. But then again, without knowing the maker of your module I
>> wouldn't say that for sure.
>>
>> Here is SiRF's website....  http://www.sirf.com/
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