GPS (Raspberry Pi)

Introduction: GPS (Raspberry Pi)

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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:

sudo raspi-config

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

python3 gps.py

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Step 4: Additional Info

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