[USRP-users] E310 u-blox GPS

Philip Balister philip at opensdr.com
Thu Oct 22 13:57:39 EDT 2015


On 10/22/2015 10:55 AM, Jeff Tu via USRP-users wrote:
> Thanks for the help! I'm really just a beginner with embedded designs and needed some direction to find these gps tools. gpsd and gpsmon seems like great starting points for me.
> 
> I don't have a real use case in mind right now other than playing around with the E310; I just wanted to check out the u-blox receiver and wanted to see some frames. Any any tools or utilities you think I might find interesting?

cgps should help.

Philip

> 
> Thanks!
> Jeff
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Moritz Fischer" <moritz.fischer at ettus.com>
> To: "Jeff Tu" <jeff at skybox.com>
> Cc: "usrp-users" <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>
> Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2015 10:19:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [USRP-users] E310 u-blox GPS
> 
> Hi Jeff,
> 
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 9:34 AM, Jeff Tu via USRP-users
> <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I recently got my hands on an E310, and I'm interested in checking out the u-blox GPS module on it. It seems to be connected to the processor through UART1, but I haven't found any resources about interfacing it (other than some u-blox manuals). I'm using the following SD image:
>>
>> http://files.ettus.com/e3xx_images/alpha/fido-rfnoc-test/sdimage-gnuradio-dev.direct.xz
>>
>> I noticed at the end of the boot there's a message that say:
>>
>> $ /dev/ttyPS1 identified as a u-blox 7.03 (45969) at 9600 baud.
>>
>> Does anyone have a started application to do some basic initialization, configuration, etc.?
> 
> You can use gpsd's API to talk to it, example applications to view the
> output are gpsmon, cgps, ...
> If you give use a bit more background on what you're trying to do it's
> easier to point you in the right direction.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Moritz
> 
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