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Issues with Digilent PmodGPS Library

Created Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:36:02 +0000 by rphoover


Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:36:02 +0000

There are at least two issues with the PmodGPS library distributed by Digilent for chipKIT.

  1. The isFixed() method only returns true if PFI is 1. However, PFI can also be 2 when running in differential mode.
  2. The GPS module returns data as dddmm.mmmm where ddd is degrees and mm.mmmm is in minutes. The formatCOORDS() method supposedly converts the data to ddd mm, but really just drops the digits in from the dddmm.mmmm stream without converting the decimal minutes to seconds as using a 60.0 multiplier.


Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:43:16 +0000

Thanks for pointing these out! I'll get this fixed as soon as I can!