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[aprssig] Scott's Nuvi Converter

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Feb 10 20:01:11 UTC 2009


It's not NMEA that I need.  I already have an NMEA simulator, but this 
unit takes Garmin binary data - and I need to be sure that there's not 
some quirk in what's actually coming from the Garmin.

Scott
N1VG

Joshua Fuller wrote:
> Don't know if it will work or not but I use Microsoft Flight Simulator  
> 2004 and FSX with GPSOut to output gps sentences from my computer COM  
> ports.
> 
> 
> Joshua Fuller
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Feb 10, 2009, at 1:44 PM, Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:
> 
>> As of about an hour ago, they're all assembled and ready to ship from
>> the contract manufacturer.  I have one or two bugs in the firmware to
>> track down still, but nothing major.
>>
>> Got out my laptop so I could drive around and capture test data, and  
>> the
>> battery died in about 5 minutes.  Went to hook it up to the inverter,
>> and realized it's under the seat in my Honda - which is in the body  
>> shop
>> this week after someone ran into it in the parking lot.  Now I have to
>> find my other inverter, and find a stretch where I can drive a heading
>> of exactly 0 degrees and then 180 degrees to see if I fixed the bug in
>> my course/speed conversion.
>>
>> I really wish GPS simulators were a little more affordable...
>>
>> Scott
>> N1VG
>>
>> Patrick wrote:
>>> Scott,
>>>
>>> What's the status on your conversion cable for using the Nuvi's with
>>> the D7/710's?
>>>
>>> p
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