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I have the same question as this one posted 3 years ago. I use windows 10 and USB 3.0. I have seen a lot of angry reviews about well known GPS device brands so I was wondering if anyone has been using GPS tool in QGIS and is willing to share info about type of device being used.

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QGIS supports both NMEA and Windows Location Service connected GPS hardware under Windows 10 as of some version of QGIS 3.0.x.

I deployed a number of BAK Seal Windows 10 tablets with QGIS3 using the in-built GPS hardware, as well as external/USB connected Ublox hardware using both the serial/NMEA drivers as well as Windows Location Service.

Attached a screenshot of WLS giving location via ISP/WiFi, as an example.

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  • Check this emlid.com/qgis-survey-tool-reach-rs . I have seen Emlid reach rtk GNSS connected by bluetooth to a surface 3, working with a qgis project with raster and vector layers, I was able to see the base and the rover working in real time – Gerardo Jimenez Sep 6 at 12:43

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