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Old 03 November 2011, 05:59   #1
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PC via USB to NMEA converter and program

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Has anyone come across a cheapish method of feeding GPS infomation into a VHF radio. i.e a GPS simulator on a PC. I quick search has shown a largish number of USB to RS232 converters but then there would be a requirement for a program to create the data.

Has anyone heard of such a thing.

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Old 03 November 2011, 06:50   #2
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Hi There

Has anyone come across a cheapish method of feeding GPS infomation into a VHF radio. i.e a GPS simulator on a PC. I quick search has shown a largish number of USB to RS232 converters but then there would be a requirement for a program to create the data.

Has anyone heard of such a thing.

Thanks

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I'm not exactly sure what you are trying to do but this might do the trick. If not, they do allsorts of other gateways. I have their nmea multiplexer & it does what it says on the tin.
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Get an old Garmin GPS17 aerial. Attach 12v to the power wires and you'll get NMEA 0183 GPS data out two others.
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