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

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Tue Mar 6 11:15:47 UTC 2012

Ron Frazier (NTP) 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
> 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.

I wrote a program to do exactly what you want, I think I posted a link 
to the source code and (windows) executable.

If you can't find it, email me.


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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