[ntp:questions] Setting the COM port for the NMEA driver

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Fri May 15 08:25:38 UTC 2009


On May 14, 7:18 pm, "David J Taylor" wrote:
> I believe that my GPS (for example) does not present itself in this way (I
> don't see it listed as a COM port device), so I wondered whether a special
> driver might be required for it.  Completely agreed that if it /does/
> appear as a serial port, no problems.  You would still miss out on the PPS
> line, though, wouldn't you?

Yes, unless its serial device includes PPS on the (emulated) carrier
detect line.

Cheers,
Dave Hart




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