Posts Tagged ‘GPS’

Dashcam GPS module

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

A look at the Dashcam GPS module by Electronupdate: After a 4 year run the dashcam on my car stopped working: a fault seems to have developed in the power system.  It was mounted to the window by what I thought was just a simple mechanical mount... on further analysis it...

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SAMD21 LoRa development board with GPS

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Michael Krumpus designed and built a SAMD21 development board with LoRa radio module and GPS receiver, that is available on GitHub: I’ve been doing some LoRa projects lately in order to learn as much as I can about this exciting new radio technology (see this LoRa mesh networking project and...

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Updating the KLN89B

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Dmitry Grinberg writes, "Updating a 1996 plane GPS the 2016 way.  Reverse engineering of old proprietary data cards, formats, binaries, creating of new tools to perform updates and their final open-source release." More details at Dmitry Grinberg's blog. Via the contact form.

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GPS Disciplined Oscillator review and teardown

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Andy Brown did a teardown of a GPS Disciplined Oscillator: The design did actually surprise me. I was expecting to see an OCXO pulled from something else together with a modern GPS unit and an MCU to co-ordinate the synchronisation all mounted on a custom PCB. What we’ve actually got is...

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Yet another Arduino clock

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Sverre Holm blogged about his Arduino clock project: Its main features are: Controlled by a GPS module outputting data over an RS232 serial interface, and handled with the TinyGPS++ library Shows raw GPS data such as UTC time and date, position, altitude, and number of satellitess Shows derived GPS data such...

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Simple Arduino SD-Card GPS/NMEA Datalogger

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

KF5OBS writes: This article is going to show how to build a minimalistic GPS datalogger. The GPS logger is based on the Arduino platform and stores raw NMEA sentences from pretty much any GPS module to a SD card. More details at KF5OBS blog.

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Just good enough 10 MHz reference

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Sverre Holm  writes: Some time ago I noticed that the Ublox Neo-7M GPS has a 10 MHz output which is locked to the GPS system's accuracy. Most people kept saying how useless it was due to excessive jitter unless it was cleaned up with a phase locked loop of some...

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Teensy GPS Logger redesigned in smaller version

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

An update on J3tstream's Teensy GPS logger project we covered previously: The last and final design, the Teensy and GPS is directly powered from 3.7v li-on batt.  Power button in red, black button to enable charging in case of using +5v AC adapter.   SDCard socket is mounted at the back...

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GPS based car locator

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

A GPS based car locator by msuzuki777, an instructable here: The GPS continuously reads the latitude and longitude of the CarTracker. When the button is pressed, the coordinates are saved to the EEPROM. E.g., this would be the location of your car. Now, let’s say you walk out of a...

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GPS clock assembly, part III

Monday, January 26th, 2015

An update on Kevin Rye's GPS clock project we covered previously: I've been working on this clock for a long time, and a lot of effort has been put into it. I've learned so much from this project. I do have to admit some parts of the code aren't as...

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Realtime GPS+GPRS tracking of vehicles using Arduino

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Javier from CookingHacks writes: We made a

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DEFCON 22: WarKitteh – cat on the warprowl

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Why do the wardriving yourself when your cat can do it for you? Gene Bransfield gave this presentation at the recent DEFCON 22 conference, describing his efforts to use domestic pets wearing WiFi sniffer/GPS logging gear to essentially warprowl for WiFi hotspots. There's also DoSdog, a standard pooch wearing a...

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Arduino GPS map navigation system

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Kathy Yang of Elecfreaks writes: Built on the basis of Arduino UNO, GPS, SD card, TFT, GPS map navigation system is to obtain the real-time position information via GPS, to send it to UNO for calculation, according to the calculating results, and teamed up with the map file stored in...

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Arduino GPS distance calculator

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

GPS distance calculator created by a group of students from Indiana University, built as a final project:  As sport fans, we thought it would be really useful to create a tool that would measure distance between two points. This could be used for many different sports, but we focused on...

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A small GPS Arduino watch/clock

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Here's Oscar Liang another Arduino GPS project, he writes: Garlow stands for GPS Arduino Rechargeable Logger OLED Watch. The device gives GPS information which is logged on SD card and shown on a OLED display. It can be carried as a watch or simply used as a GPS data logger. The whole...

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GPS for graphing calculators

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Kerm Martian from Cemetech has documented a GPS for graphing calculators project build:Graphing calculators are nothing less than powerful pocket computers, capable of doing many of the same things as smartphones, desktops, and laptops. Given that they have reasonably fast processors, a display, memory, and ports to interface with the outside...

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GPS clock prototyping, Part II

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Kevin Rye posted an update on his GPS clock project we covered previously: It’s been a few months since I worked on the GPS clock. I couldn’t nail down exactly how I wanted it to work. I had a few ideas floating around, as well as a list of what features I wanted...

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Simple Propeller GPS status display

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

If you've ever wanted to know how many GPS satellites are receivable at your location here's a good beginneer's Propller project that provides the answer. Its a GPS status display project Nick Ernst developed written in SPIN code and using a Propeller Mini Board, VPN11513 GPS Receiver, shift register and...

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‘GPS to Xbee bridge’ project

Friday, October 11th, 2013

ezflyr posted another cool project in the project log forum, the GPS to Xbee Bridge: Here is my latest project, a 'GPS to Xbee Bridge'. This project utilizes a USGlobalsat BR-355 GPS receiver, and an Xbee module to wirelessly transmit a GPS-derived time/date info packet to a variety of home-brew clocks...

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GPS clock prototyping, part I

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Kevin Rye has been working on his GPS clock project and wrote a detailed explanation on his blog describing the build: The great thing about setting the time and date via GPS is that I won't have to put any buttons on the clock. It'll set itself, and appear to be completely...

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