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Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Tue Feb 10 20:05:08 UTC 2009


my GPS has a simulate mode where I have it drive a route, can yours?  Of
course the fixes are marked as invalid, but that's a simple software bypass
on the tracker if you have access to the source code. =-)

Wes
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On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Scott Miller <scott at opentrac.org> wrote:

> That's the thing, I need real output from a real Garmin.  I wrote my own
> simulator for the Garmin protocol, but I need to know the actual
> floating point values that are coming out of the unit.
>
> If simulators ever get down to $2000 or so, I'll have to pick one up,
> and I'll be happy to evaluate GPS receivers for balloon applications.
> Last time I checked, though, they were closer to $12,000.
>
> Scott
> N1VG
>
> Jason KG4WSV wrote:
> >> I really wish GPS simulators were a little more affordable...
> >
> > well, for straight-line tracks it shouldn't be too hard to generate NMEA
> data.
> >
> > oops, if that's a Garmin-mode thing, it could be a little more difficult.
> >
> > One of these days I'm gonna stick a datalogger on a GPS for an entire
> > balloon flight, so I can play back the data for testing.
> >
> > -Jason
> > kg4wsv
> >
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