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Thread: Getting Started with GPS

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Little Elm, Texas
    I found that post shortly after posting here. I just got so engrossed that I didn't come back here and make a note of that.

    I also found this post:

    OEM GPS Installs

    Which has EXACTLY what I was looking for as far as an OEM antenna. VWMike made a great post detailing what's needed. Speaking with him right now via email! Hope to have this stuff ordered in the very near future.
    Jan Bennett
    FS: VW MKIV Bezel for 8" Lilliput - 95% Finished

    Please post on the forums! Chances are, someone else has or will have the same questions as you!

  2. #12
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    Aug 2004
    Quote Originally Posted by grepzen
    Connecting to the GPS Receiver is the first hurdle to overcome, but first a brief introduction. Firstly there are two GPS Standards, NMEA and SiRF.
    NMEA is designed to be an easy-to-parse ASCII-based protocol. SiRF is one of several proprietary binary protocols. There's also Rockwell binary, Motorola binary, Trimble Standard Interface Protocol, etc. Most of the binary protocols allow for faster transmission and extra data, but require a bit more work to parse. See the list of vendor protocols here:
    System status: in progress

  3. #13
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    Sep 2006
    I think you have put your hand on the heart of this topic, really i have take a very precious info, so greate thanks to you.

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