[time-nuts] More from the obsolete gps file: oncore nmea
eb4apl at cembreros.jazztel.es
Tue Jun 1 08:45:35 EDT 2010
Given the interests of the list, I think that you can easily find a
member who will swap a navigation receiver by your timing GT+. Or you
can buy one from China in the usual site. Cheaper than flashing yours
at Synergy, I think.
I have a UT+ which fortunately outputs both formats, so I´m served.
Brian Kirby wrote:
> You may contact Synergy and see if they can flash your current
> receiver. If not, they use to also have used/return receivers available.
> normn3ykf at stny.rr.com wrote:
>> Thanks!! I found that after a while fishing around in the manual.
>> Synergy used to be able to flash the M12+t to an a positioning
>> receiver which does support nmea.
>> Bad news is that all of the oncores that I have are of a firmware
>> that doesn't support nmea, either.
>> Perusing the manual for the oncores, there is a programming pin. Not
>> sure how it's used or if it can be done outside of a factory. Would
>> be slick to be able to update the firmware!
>> Have fun,
>> ---- SAIDJACK at aol.com wrote:
>>> Hi Norm,
>>> not sure if someone discussed this before, but he M12+ and M12M
>>> timing receivers do not support NMEA output, just Motorola binary
>>> Motorola disabled this feature on the timing versions of the
>>> receivers, presumably for marketing reasons, or maybe to make
>>> firmware regression testing easier.
>>> In a message dated 5/31/2010 11:27:01 Pacific Daylight Time,
>>> lous at xs4all.nl writes:
>>> Hi all!!
>>> Trying to get a gt+ setup(also tried one of my m12+t's) as a nmea
>>> receiver. @@Ci does not work. Did form the string correctly. Tried
>>> it with tac32, used Labview to send the hex string.
>>> Receiver ignores it and continues to send moto bin at 9600..
>>> Any ideas??
>>> Want to use this for a balloon flight with aprs. Good news is that
>>> we want
>>> to launch Friday, so it's not too pressing.
>>> Norm n3ykf
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