Introduction: GPS (Raspberry Pi)
Basic tutorial of how to setup a GPS module with the Raspberry Pi.
Step 1: Parts
RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH
4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc7
16GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZal
VK-162 USB GPS Module - https://goo.gl/UYh4GT
VK-162 USB GPS Module (ALT) - https://goo.gl/zNSa2U
Step 2: Setup
Enable serial interface:
Select “No” on first prompt, and “Yes” on second
Save and Reboot
Test GPS module:
lsusb - list usb devices
dmesg | grep tty - list serial ports
cat /dev/ttyACM0 - display RAW NMEA Data
NMEA Standard: http://gpsworld.com/what-exactly-is-gps-nmea-data...
Step 3: Code
Step 4: Additional Info
Online Guide: https://www.piddlerintheroot.com/gps/
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Question 2 months ago on Step 2
What is the power usage for the raspberry pi 4 with the GPS connected and constantly running?
I am looking at setting up a RPI 4 with a GPS to constantly record the data and this will be portable (running off a battery). I am hoping to have it run for 24 hours.