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|Single message by DerekStuart Topic: Making sense of program code in Lazarus|
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I've made a bit of a breakthrough in understanding the codes necessary to understand GPS output.
As far as I can see, standalone GPS trackers use a format known as NMEA and the output comes out like this:
This is the location of the passenger footbridge at Kings Cross, platform 8.
Although I don't know how to do it- yet- I'm sure when the time comes, parsing this into the format required by a map won't be a problem. You were dead right in what you once said to me- this is addictive once you get on a roll.
There aren't enough Twiglets on planet Earth for the both of us. I suggest instead we just collect small tree branches and dip them in Marmite.
EDIT: Clarification: As I understand it NMEA is the standard method of GPS operation for the USA's system and how some/ many GPS units work internally; this does not necessarily mean they output in this format to the end user.
Last edited on 18 Dec 2020 18:11 by DerekStuart
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