[K12OSN] [OT] Downloading GPS data

Micha Silver micha at arava.co.il
Fri Jun 1 15:10:37 UTC 2007

I can't help but are you aware of the petition to Garmin to port their 
software to Linux?


Sudev Barar wrote:

> This is OT here but with collective wisdom of readers can any one
> ppoint me to any resource on command sets to be used for downloading
> data from GPS units that connect on to usb ?
> I have tried gpsbable and gpstrans but they provide mostly for garmin
> gps's. I am using a gps serial data logger and when i connect through
> terminal programm I can acquire real time data. However I want to
> download data that has been spooled in the gps memory (sort of file
> download).
> Other things tried were mincom and cutecom but as i am not having any
> idea of command to initiate download this is as far as i got. And i am
> not able to get any information about the gps protocol / device. The
> logger model being used is GP50-S from a Taiwanese company, who have
> also not responded to my requests for command set.
> They have a Window$ program "GPSTrace" that runs and down loads the
> data from logger. As an alternate any way to grab the communication in
> a windows machine at the usb port?

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