This tag refers generically to *any* space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information.

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How to build a geographic database of GPS logs?

On our aerial wildlife surveys we typically generate dozens of GPX files, and usually convert most of them into shapefiles for display in a GIS application. GPX files are a terrific way of keeping all ...
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Store GPS trace with timestamps, then interpolate location by time

I'd like to: Load a 1-second interval GPS trace (not GPX) into PostGIS Then query the table at sub-second accuracy (about 5Hz), and get PostGIS to interpolate the location by time. Is this ...
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GPS data -tracking analyst

i have GPS data from 15 trucks for one month. The data include (location x-y, speed, altitude and vehicle_id). I have used tracking analyst to visualize the data but i need to group them by day to ...
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Understanding Latitude Jumps

I'm decoding some AIS messages and outputting KML files showing routes. Looking at some ships in the Adriatic Sea there are some weird Latitude jumps that I don't understand. Several ships show ...
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Is it possible to find Lat,Long coordinates of points within a polygon whose GPS coordinates is known [duplicate]

I have a set of gps coordinates which make up a polygon. Is it possible to find Latitude,Longitude coordinates of points within this polygon using GPS coordinates of the polygon I already possess. ...
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Speed Dilution Measurement

I would like to verify the accuracy of the speed measurements from GPS. I know that normally vDops, hDops, and pDops or even accuracy read from the GPS are the sources for checking the accuracy. ...
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Trouble Converting from a shp. to gpx file and up loading to GPS

Currently I have a series of random points within a shapefile that I would like to upload to my GPS. Every time I try to upload the points via "Save file" it come up with an error message (posted ...
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What is the maximum Theoretical accuracy of GPS?

I was talking with a potential client, and they requested that we plot some points with GPS, with a maximum (or should that be minimum?) accuracy of 2 m. This is an area with no WAAS, and I was under ...
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suggest me some good online coordinates converter for GPS NMEA data!

I want to check my GPS conversions from NMEA format to decimal degrees and vice versa. Can anyone suggest to me some online GPS converters for quick reference where I will get entire conversions by ...
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Can *.ssf files from Trimble GPS be imported as features to display in ArcMap?

I have not come across *.ssf files before but I believe they are a Trimble GPS binary format. Someone has asked me if these files which he thinks have line/poly features can be imported for display ...
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How to convert negative NMEA latitude and longitude values ('S' and 'W')?

I'm getting from GPS data in the form of NMEA. There I'm getting positive latitude and longitude values('N' and 'E'). How do I convert the negative latitude and longitude values('S' and 'W') into ...
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Using GPS to field walk through a LiDAR scene

I am doing field surveying for archaeology using Lidar. If I attached a USB GPS to my laptop would it be possible to track where I am "in real time" on the Lidar as I am field walking? I'm wanting to ...
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Software to determine if a position is within a shape

I would like to know if there is software available that can: Given a position detected by GPS, Warn the user if they are within a shape that I created and put into a database. Any computer ...
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Interpolating a set of GPS points on ellipsoid earth model

I have a set of GPS (latitude, longitude) co-ordinates along with the time at which the coordinates were collected. Additionally, I have the speed and the heading of the vehicle at those coordinates. ...
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How to calculate the covariance matrix of an RTK GPS system?

I am currently working to integrate an RTK GPS system into a sensor fusion framework. The framework is based on an Extended Kalman Filter, which is why I need an accurate estimate of the measurement ...
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Length of a long distance GPS track

I have a list of GPS points logged by a vehicle and I'd like to find out the length of the logged route. The problem is that the vehicle logs only every 10 minutes, so I don't have too many points to ...
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Creating custom maps for Garmin Oregon 600

I have a Garmin Oregon 600 GPS receiver and a map I made in QGIS. Where can I find a step-by-step guide to getting this map onto my GPS unit? A static JPEG or PNG map is fine since I'm not interested ...
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Android API - how get the car position (fixed to the road)?

All the android.location classes receives best REAL position of the GPS. Is that any way to get from Google navigation API the CAR position x,y - fixed (tighten, interpolated) to the closest road on ...
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GPS tracking data string format for GRTQ device

I get GPS data from tcp (php socket), but for some devices (GRTQ) I will get an unreadable string. First devices sends: ...
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analysis of GPS measurements

I would like to design something like a filter to reject the GPS measurements with low precision. I know that calculating the distance and acceleration by the given velocity and coordinates might be ...
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Historical Traffic Condition + Vehicle Path Advise Required

I'm currently working on a project which involves tracing the path(GPS coordinates) taken by a vehicle (1) and measuring the traffic conditions(is it jammed and whats the speed during the time the ...
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Finding gps projection of 3d photo?

I have an aerial photo from Paris and I would like to plot gps paths and 3d surfaces on top of it (using R, python, etc). . The problem I have is converting my gps coordinates to 2d coordinates on ...
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Calculating speed along point feature class (.gpx) in ArcMap?

I have imported a .gpx file into ArcMap as a point feature class. Each feature has a Point z as well as a DateTime. I want to create a graph that shows speed as a function of distance. How do I do ...
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Has anyone been able to install a GPS device 'Explorist Magellan 210' (Old, may be 2005) on windows 8?

Windows is unable to reckognize my device. It's 10 years old but fully functionnal. I would at least make it work as an external disk. All suggestions are welcome.
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How does a GPS unit ensure it has the same time reference as a GPS satellite?

I've been reading about GPS to find how it works, but one thing still bothers me. To calculate distance from GPS unit/receiver to GPS satellite, it uses the difference between radio signal sending ...
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Developing an iOS GPS App

I'm an experienced programmer looking to develop a GPS App with these constraints: I Need a turn by turn level of precision I Need to know if a street is one way or not I Want to calculate an ...
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GNSS planning online vs trimble planning 2.9 software

Why using the same parameters GNSS planning on-line and Planning 2.9 Trimble show me different Dilution of precision (DOP on the graph)?! Which program is better mission planning solution for GNSS ...
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Accuracy of GPS and HDOP

Given a handheld GPS with an accuracy of roughly 2 meters (verified through field tests) and an observation with an HDOP of 1.2, the accuracy of that one observation should be within 2 meters X 1.2 of ...
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Microsoft Surface vs. iPad for mapping

I was recently introduced to the Avenza PDF app for iPad and I've been using it in the company I work for to help our field crews find their way around, and record waypoints and tracks. The app takes ...
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QGIS GPS Information Menu Automatically Add Points

We are using a Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1 64bit, Bluetooth GPS, and QGIS (2.4 standalone download). We have opened a new QGIS project and are able to connect to the GPS unit within the GPS ...
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Windows desktop application that allows to visualize, edit, download, upload and convert GPX files?

I am looking for a simple application that will allow me to visualize GPX data, edit and create new GPX tracks, areas and points and download/upload GPX data to and from devices. This application ...
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Good GPS navigation app for iPhone with downloadable OFFLINE maps?

I am looking for a good GPS navigation app for my iPhone that will work away from wifi and cell coverage (GPS only) and thus allow me to download offline maps. Paid app is OK. Must Have features: ...
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Measure my Cats movements , Accuracy of Mobile phone GPS at metre scale . how to improve it

I wanted to get some information related to an idea I have I have a lot of cats and a big garden. The cats generally roam through the garden and this location is fixed and Known If i have known ...
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How to capture accurate GPS points using mobile devices?

I'm currently working in Vietnam as a climbing guide, but am putting my GIS skills to use by doing a side project for the company involving the mapping of climbing routes. Along with another employee ...
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Is it possible to use GPS navigation with track up in QGIS 2.8

Can we have a rotating map while navigating with a GPS so our track is always pointing up? Just like a car GPS
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What is a good, small GPS data logger that stores accuracy information?

I'm looking for a small GPS data logger for geotagging photos, and I've had trouble finding one that meets my requirements: Small, key-fob size would be ideal. It should also store its tracks on ...
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itinerary import on GPS application (iOS)

I'm looking for an iOS application that could import an itinerary from a gpx of itn file (or whatever if itinerary is as easy as with google maps). I don't want just locate myself compared to my ...
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Using the Live tracking with internal GPS?

We have some Panasonic ToughPads (FZ-G1) with a GPS a module built in. I know where it is and can locate in it in COM 3 and it connects, registers a signal, shows satellite locations, but refuses to ...
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Playing multiple gx:track in Google Earth

I would like to be able to play multiple gx:track in google earth. I can play a single gx:track using the time animation but now I want to add multiple gx:tracks For example - GPS data from two ...
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not able to convert new GPS coordinates using feet [duplicate]

My known latitude is 46 deg 59' 9.6" What would my new latitude be 165 feet north of the known latitude?
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GPX-Tracks are not displayed correctly by many applications/web applications

I have a problem regarding GPX tracks that were created from Shapefiles using QGIS. The shapefiles were created by selecting all parts of a route from a PostGIS database. The polylines were merged ...
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Discrepancy between importing same data from CSV and GPS [closed]

I have been importing similar data by using two different methods: Entering the coordinates manually in excel and save as CSV, then importing in QGIS through delimited text layer. Column A is name, ...
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How to display tracks on a layer with lat and long in Openlayers

I want to show a track on my map. I tried the below code but the problem is I don't want to load the track points in the layer from the GPX File (because I don't want to generate a file from ...
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import GPGGA data to google earth

I have collected some GPGGA data in *.GPS file. Now how to import these GPGGA into Google Earth Pro.I want to see the result(lat, longt and height) in map. The file is opened like that: ...
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Difference between Positioning and Localization

I would like to know what are the differences between Positioning and Localization. In most papers they are used interchangeably. Are they the same? Does one come after another? I always thought ...
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Data Collection Solutions

I am seeking a new data collection software for a team of biologists who track migrating animals from planes through aerial telemetry. I currently use Delorme TOPO USA but when collecting point data ...
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Can I capture shared vertices with a Trimble GPS?

I'm trying to figure out how to use Trimble GeoXT and GeoXH GPS receivers to efficiently capture small farm fields in rural areas. The main issue that I'm struggling with now is trying to deal with ...
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Finding number of trips in each segment of road

I have street line layer for a city. I also have a lines travelled by the vehicle, which was created from the GPS points collected in the study (OBVIOUSLY, the path of vehicles are not accurate, so ...
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Wrong TimeStamp from GPRMC

Using a Quectel l80-m39 GPS the output TimeStamp from GPRMC (NMEA data format) string is not correct at times, but Longitude and Latitude is giving correct path. Why it is happening? How to overcome ...
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Is there a service to check whether a gps path belongs to a public road?

I have a bunch of GPS tracks. I want to exclude the ones which go via public roads. I'm interested in off-road segments only. Is there any public api to check if a given set of coordinates belongs to ...