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

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Forming a uniform grid of GPS coordinates from a starting GPS coordinate

I'm trying to find a method in which I can form a uniform 2D grid, relative to a starting GPS coordinate. See the diagram below The red point represents the starting GPS Coordinate, which can be ...
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QGIS live GPS tracking /recommended hardware (GPS USB stick)

Is there a list or any other recommendation of certain GPS hardware (esp. GPS USB sticks) working with QGIS? I have been off this topic for far over a decade, and i remember that in former days not ...
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What technique would I use to translate any GPS coordinate to a grid?

If I wanted to divide the existing GPS coordinate system (lat,long) into a "grid" - effectively reducing its resolution - are there any established techniques, formulas or gotchas that I might benefit ...
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How can I position gps point on svg (or any other special type if exist) scheme of building?

I have an indoor map of a building in svg and this is an only scheme of a building, there is no google maps or any other maps. But I need positioning (navigation) by gps coordinates in this scheme. ...
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Convert GPX/KMZ to google maps directions

Is there a way to convert a set of waypoints in a GPX/KMZ file to driving directions suitable for Google Maps. There are numerous sites listing community generated routes which I am unable to load ...
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How to improve GPS recording?

The image shows as example a small loop by car, recorded by two Garmin Dakota 10 devices. It seems both devices have had difficulties caused by the surrounding buildings, the "blue one" seemingly had ...
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Is it possible to use DGPS device to take longitude, latitude and elevation values in local geodetic system (i.e. Indian Geodetic System)?

I want to survey a land in India using Indian Geodetic System (GCS Everest India Nepal ESRI: 37203 or EPSG : 24378). Can I define my own projection system in DGPS, so that it can take values in this ...
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Are speeds in GPS data obtained by detection or calculation?

I have been doing a study into taxi behavior with its GPS data. I could calculate taxi's mileage by either longitudes and latitudes or times and speeds in the data. Since there are several errors in ...
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from/to ellipsode to/from cartesian conversion

i am trying to convert from/to ellipsoidal coordinates (lat,lng,alt) to/from cartesian(x,y,z) i wrote the below code to do the conversion, but given the initial values of the gpsLat and gpsLng i ...
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How can one reprogram a cheap GPS tracker device?

I was wondering if I could get a cheap GPS tracking device such as this one on amazon and reprogram it to send the co-ordinates to my own server? I would then like to generate reports from the DB on ...
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Creating points with co-ordinates in QGIS to upload to GPS

I have generated a random point within a set area. I have done this using the Google Maps plugin layer. The CRS is set to WGS 84. I want to get the co-ordinates for this point so I went into the ...
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Exporting Images Linked with Survey data , from a GPS to GIS format

We were setting up a workflow system , where in we attach Survey images to our collected point data ( Leica GPS) . The same can be viewed in Softwares like Leica Geo office, but a GIS export of the ...
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Testing a new GPS positioning method

My PhD research involves developing a new positioning algorithm for GPS. The focus on the research is on the mathematical aspects and not to build a GPS receiver. However, we are interested in testing ...
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Where ionospheric coefficients come from?

There are 8 coefficients in broadcast GPS message (ION ALPHA and ION BETA in the header of RINEX navigation file) that are the part of the Klobuchar model. Is there an open source of this ...
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How does a GPS device determine bearing?

Following a discussion on Math and this particular comment, I am wondering how a GPS receiver determines its bearing. As I understand it: GPS is not a directional system, thus bearing can only be ...
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SPOT GPS (Find me Spot) Feeds for ArcGIS Online

Does anyone know if it's possible to get a feed from your SPOT GPS account and turn it into a live tracking layer to use in ArcGIS Online? I did find what appears to be a SPOT testing account from ...
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Add points at specific gps coordinates in qgis [duplicate]

I created a layer in order to draw points with the azimut and distance plugin. IT didnt work at all. There was not even 1 point created. I followed the tutorial here: http://www.teuderun.de/workshops/...
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How GPS coordinates grows?

I'm working on a project which uses GPS coordinates. I have a UAV that flies, for example, over a meridian or a parallel. I suppose that the coordinates I'm reading from UAV are always increasing or ...
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How to rename several layers at the same time?

I have got some GPS tracks (MultiLineString). As I import them to QGIS, they look like this: I would like to merge them and to do so, I have to rename all of them like this (picture 2) otherwise an ...
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Getting *dop values from a skytraq based gps logger

I am preparing to a project where we are to log several free ranging animals. At the moment I am looking at different gps-logger. One of the more promising is the canmore 740. One issue I have with ...
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API for land use/land cover

I'm making a mobile game that uses GPS to interact with the real world. The game should be able to "see" what terrain/land use/land cover the user is currently in. Ideally, the game would send the ...
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how to transfer GPS device coordinates into mobile android app?

i'm trying to make an android app that collects data field in high accuracy, since the phone native GNSS doesn't provide highly accurate coordinates, i want to use Coordinates provided by a real GNSS ...
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Method to determine a person's city/state using location coordinates?

I am working on data-mining project where I have to map a bunch of tweets to US states. I can get the lat/long coordinates from the tweet json, but I am not sure if it is possible to map those ...
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Can I read ephemeris data from GPS receiver?

I want to filter the GPS data. when I use the low cost GPS receiver, it gives erroneous data. therefore I want to apply some filtering technique. How can I read ephemeris data from GPS receiver? I ...
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GPS points displaying in the wrong place [closed]

I'm trying to help a student by importing an excel table of Lats and Longs into Arcmap, but they are displaying in the wrong location - I am also a bit suspicious of the coordinates. I imported the ...
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Python GPS Observation Equations

I've been trying to write some code that will take pseudo-ranges and satellite positions and then compute the observer's position. I've been trying to follow through this book, but the crucial stage ...
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Plotting GPS plot without uploading data

I'm not sure if this is possible or not, but I'm wondering if its possible to plot a GPS dataset without uploading the data first to CartoDB. I've been analysing some data by uploading the postcode ...
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What is the lowest and highest possible pseudo-range?

I am trying to compact the required data that needs to be sent to the server to post-process the receiver's position. To do this, I figured it'd be possible to offset the pseudo-range by a fixed value....
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GPS similar locations aggregation

I have a set of GPS locations (long and lat) where there are many similar locations, i.e., the difference between any two locations is less than 1 meter, so these two locations are virtually the same. ...
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Time of the gps fix in GPGGA sentence is always rounded

I am using QSTARZ 818XT device for my app. I am using GPGGA sentences to get the GPS fixes, but I have noticed that timings are always rounded like xxxxxx.000 - for 1Hz GPS frequency and xxxxxx.x00 ...
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Find gravity normal by ECEF or GPS coordinate of point

How to find gravity normal by ECEF or GPS coordinate of point? Is it the same as normal to elipsoid? Is this ordinary way to calculate normal to ellipse? I'm not quite sure which altitude is ...
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Why does GPS not give any info before it has a fix?

All GPS devices tell me how much positioning error there is in the fix (e.g. 12 meters). Then why does it not tell me anything before it has a very accurate fix? When a device is looking for its ...
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Average stationary position with GPS

Is it possible to average a stationary position with a GNSS (GPS, GLONASS...) with a centimeter accuracy without external corrections (like differential or RTK)? If so, how long does such averaging ...
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Setting elevation data for tie points in Pix4D

I am currently working in Pix4D and am trying to assign elevation data to my selected tie points. I have aerial images taken using a camera with GPS from an aircraft and am working with a fairly ...
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GPRS data receiving in Java [closed]

i am creating a java program that will receive data from GPS tracker device and will store it in MySQL. for this purpose i need to create a GPRS connection for receiving data. Can anyone help me how ...
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How to create speed maps with gps data

I am looking to create a speed map from gps data, one of the problems is that the data overlaps due that the road is a track. How can be the best way to plot this map? I have Qgis and ArcGIS options ...
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How can I calculate times with gps data using random points on the track? [closed]

I have GPS data from a car that is circulating all the time in a closed circuit. I need to put a few points along the route, about 3 or 4 and calculate the time it takes to get between points. These ...
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GPS tracking times

I have a GPS data on a closed road, where the cars riding laps, and I want to know how long takes to do 1 lap and also I want to add some points to calculate how long takes in specific sections. One ...
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Post-processing GPS Satellite Measurements

I am working on a system that reports its location to a server using very little power. In order to achieve an extremely low power usage, I am avoiding having to download both the almanac and the ...
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Filter GPS tracks to determine “Moving Time”

I am working with GPS tracks of outdoor activities, think cycling, running, hiking. These activities often have "rest periods" where people take a break, wait at traffic lights, or just stopped their ...
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QGIS Real-Time Vector Layer Creation

QGIS is running on my Windows PC. I have a CSV file on my PC that is remotely updated with values of a raspberry pi's GPS position and some wifi-status readings. Is it possible to create a vector ...
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Convert xyz coordinates to lon/lat to calculate height change GPS time-series data [duplicate]

How can I convert the XYZ coordinates in Lat, lon to calculate height in metric system? XYZ ascii site YYMMMDD yyyy.yyyy __MJD week d reflon _e0(m) __east(m) ____n0(m) _north(m) u0(m) ____up(m) _ant(...
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Importing xyz text ascii GPS time-series for velocity visualization using QGIS?

How i can import text ascii xyz gps time-series in QGIS for velocity visualization? Example xyz MLBU 07SEP17 2007.7098 -0.119998752351520E+07 0.626106994328102E+07 -0.199557178074915E+06 0....
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Why time differs between gps and ntp exactly 90 seconds

EDIT: This question can be closed due to figured out the problem was in the NTP configuration. While the gps device is no gps data received, gps device is send gps time to server as zeros ("...
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Rounding Coordinates

If you want an accuracy of seven digits, should you then round to that value or simply just cut the numbers after that? Example: 51.1936137567 to 51.1936138 or 51.1936137567 to 51.1936137
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Live GPS tracking with both ping script

That's a professional context : During a travel between two train station, I would like to use the live tracking and analyse the network performance (access by Wifi & 3G/4G ). I would like to ...
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Turning QGIS Map into real time GPS for phones?

I'm attempting to create a map in QGIS for use on a website that will allow users to navigate pathways in a park (i.e. choose a desired location, and be shown directions). I'm done with the map (...
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Connect a Garmin and fetch GPS stream

I own a Garmin Oregon 600. I know that it has some communication capabilities, but I have not found on user guide how to use it. Does anyone of you know how to connect this device by USB/Serial in ...
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Switching maps when zooming with Garmin GPSMAP 64s

I am using two different maps on my Garmin GPSMAP 64s, the Garmin GB Discoverer 1:50k map and the Talktoaster (OSM data based) map. As I am sure everyone knows, the Discoverer map looks rubbish when ...
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GPS coordinates of a point between two known points

I am looking for an algorithm for finding GPS coordinate of a point on a straight line defined by say points p1 and p2 at distance r from p1. GPS coordinate of p1 and p2 are known. I searched a lot on ...