[ntp:questions] got the Sure GPS on order, how do I program it

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue Mar 6 05:49:58 UTC 2012

GEt the manual for the chipset Eg


On 2012-03-06, Ron Frazier (NTP) <timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> OK, I went and ordered the Sure GPS board, cables, box, hardware, etc.  
> I even bought a cheapie soldering station for $ 20.  Other than the 

Well, it depends on what that is. If you are going to do the soldering
of the surface mount legs, you need a pretty fine tip on that iron. 

> mechanical setup which I can figure out and the patches which David 
> Taylor has documented, I need to know how to program the unit when it comes.
> Specifically, can someone tell me how to:
> * change the baud rate
> * change which sentences are output
> * change the update interval
> * enable waas, if that matters for timing
> * set fixed location mode, if available
> * restore nav mode
> * do a warm restart
> * do a cold restart
> * do a reset to factory defaults
> * save the settings to flash or backup memory so I don't lose them when 
> it's powered off
> * if possible, output only the GPZDA sentence
> * Any other magic you think I should know.
> The manual seems to be missing most of these details.  As always, any 
> help is appreciated.  Thanks in advance.
> Sincerely,
> Ron

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