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[aprssig] Sierra wireless 881 pc card gps

Alex Carver kf4lvz at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 16 19:55:41 UTC 2009

> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 23:10:34 -0500
> From: Floyd Rodgers <kc5qbc at swbell.net>
> Subject: [aprssig] Sierra wireless 881 pc card gps
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Message-ID: <4A5EA83A.1050309 at swbell.net>
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> A few days ago I asked if this card worked with APRS. It
> does have a gps 
> inside and I can see the nema data on com23. I have yet to
> figure out 
> how to get aprs to look at the com port. When I tell it 23
> at 4800b, the 
> the program dies.
> Any ideas?
> $GPGSV,3,1,09,02,71,264,21,04,62,030,31,09,26,248,16,10,16,180,13*7D
> $GPGSV,3,2,09,12,37,315,16,17,28,077,22,27,23,236,,28,08,140,*7E
> $GPGSV,3,3,09,30,07,317,18*48
> $GPGGA,040246.0,3236.485961,N,09646.258066,W,1,05,3.6,146.0,M,,,,*1B
> $GPRMC,040246.0,A,3236.485961,N,09646.258066,W,,,160709,,,A*70
> $GPGSA,A,3,02,04,12,17,,,,,,,,,,5.1,3.6,3.6*19
> $GPVTG,,T,,M,0.0,N,0.0,K*4E


You never say what software you are using.  APRS isn't software, it's a specification.  Software for working with APRS would be things like UI-View, Xastir, WinAPRS, etc.  If you tell the list which one you're using, they can better assist you.


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