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Global Positioning System. Uses satellites to determine geographic location.

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how to get precise value from float variable?

#include <NeoSWSerial.h> //#include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <AltSoftSerial.h> #include <NMEAGPS.h> NeoSWSerial GSM(2, 3); // RX, TX: Connect TXD to RX & RXD to TX ...
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I want to obtain the output of GPS at every 5 secs and store them onto database using Arduino uno,GPS SKG 13BL and GSM module??

I am on a project,in which I need to store the output of GPS from SKG 13BL to a database using Arduino UNO and GSM module.I wrote the following code #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <...
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Get Speed Using GPS Neo with TinyGPS++

I am trying to get the current speed of my car using the GPS Neo, but my code always returns that the speed from the GPS is invalid. The green led of the GPS Neo is blinking. What is the isValid() ...
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Assigning float to 10 decimal place for longitude,latitude

I'm quite a novice in arduino programming. I am doing a small home project and I am using sim808 to obtain GPS data. My question is quite simple but i can't find any solution online. Serial.print("...
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Using AA batteries to power Arduino and GPS unit

I'm more of a software guy, so I need your help to figure out the power issue with my Arduino. What I would like to do is using a GSM/GPS unit (Ai-Thinker A7) with Arduino Nano as a car tracking ...
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Not showing output when using pins other than 10 and 11 with SoftwareSerial library on Arduino Mega

I am trying to run below code on Arduino Mega using GPS module(skg13 bl). It is working fine with pins 10, 11 as rx, tx in the SoftwareSerial but it is not showing output when other pins such as 4, 5 ...
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SIM808 module restarting repeatedly

I have bought SIM808 module, everything working fine. All AT commands are giving expected response, i'm accessing it through hyperterminal. My problem is that whenever i make or receive a call or SMS ,...
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How to interpret the data from GPS GY-NEO6MV2 using Arduino Uno?

I am trying to get GPS data from my GY-NEO6MV2, but the results are not readable with SoftwareSerial or other libraries. I have used the following code that has worked for others on the net, but I don'...
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Arduino and GPS module Neo 6m

I have an Arduino Leonardo and a GPS module "NEO 6M" Pinout: PPS->free rxd->11 txd->10 gnd->gnd vcc->5v I'm running this code: #include "SoftwareSerial.h" ...
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Storing latitude and longitude floats as chars with specified precision

I am receiving lat and long data from a GPS and want to store these numbers in the middle of a sequence of chars. E.g. lat = -23.123456 long = 135.123456 I am after something like "Your coordinates ...
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Wearable GPS Antenna

I am using the Adafruit Fona 808 to make a wearable device. One of the main features is GPS but I cannot seem to find a suitable antenna for wearables. My question is: What is a good GPS antenna for a ...
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How to print (or store) gps lat, lng value (TinyGPS++) with Bluetooth BLE nRF8001?

I have a u-blox gps module and I use TinyGPS (http://arduiniana.org/libraries/tinygpsplus/) to get out the lat + lng. If i write... Serial.println(gps.location.lat(), 6); ...out in the log I get ...
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GPS module to a Bluetooth Transmitter [closed]

I want to create a simple module in which a GPS transmitter moves and transmits positional data to the Arduino board via a Bluetooth Transmitter. Basically, I need a two-piece bluetooth set, in which ...
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Building a GPS-controlled Camera

I've been trying to build an Arduino UNO controlled Camera using two servo motors that points in the direction of an object with a certain tag. Here's an Example: A camera is on the sideline of a ...
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Can I use a HC-05 and a GPS without a breadboard on a Arduino Uno?

I was wondering if I can use a GPS (in my case a U-BLOX) and a hc-05 at the same time connected to a arduino uno without a breadboard? I have tried my GPS on the arduino uno alone and it works very ...
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Tracking Device Using Arduino UNO, GSM and GPS

I'm using SIM900A and GY NEO6MV2. I'm supposed to receive device location continuously after sending "Staff" to GSM and will stop receiving the location if I send "Stop" to GSM. This work on Serial ...
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Interfacing IMU and GPS with Arduino

I am using an Arduino UNO board and trying to interface IMU sensor (GY-521) and GPS sensor (Ublox Neo-6M) at the same time. The connections of the IMU and GPS are as follows IMU to Arduino: Vcc --> ...
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Making a current GPS code run once, and only once, after the code is 'activated'

I have a GPS code that I need to run only once, but every different try gives me errors, including placing the whole code in void setup(). Is there any way that this code can be run just once? As of ...
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How to connect GPS Neo-6M module to GSM Shield SIM900 V2?

I'm doing my final year project, My project is based on "Arduino Real Time Gprs/Gsm & GPS Tracker". So Now I have purchased the hardware components such as: Arduino UNO R3 GSM Shield SIM900 V2.0 ...
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how to measure level shock using vibration sensor and arduino

My project title is about crash detection, by using this kind of vibration sensor. When the sensor reads the shock (which is when I knock the sensor) more than 50, it assumes it's a crash and will ...
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Problems reading I2C sensor when using a Xbee module

I'm developing a project where I can control a RC boat with GPS and a magnetometer. How ever, I was developing everything connected to my computer and worked pretty well. When I was going to make some ...
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Utilizing 3G/4G connection as gps

Is it possible to get GPS data without using a GPS, but instead using the internet provided from a 3G or 4G connection to get GPS data? Maybe if you used the HTML5 geolocation API somehow? I have ...
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Does a GPS need a sim card? [closed]

I am trying to use a NEO-6M GPS to datalog my current position on a Micro SD card with the help of an Arduino Pro Mini. It doesn't transmit anything. So do I need a SIM card? Caution: The ...
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Sending GPS data to computer via USB and then to iPhone app through Wi-Fi on LAN [closed]

I was wondering how I would parse data from a GPS module from the Arduino to my laptop and from there send it to an iPhone app I'm building. One idea I had was to have it print the incoming serial ...
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Arduino Uno R3 not working with Cytron shield GPS 53

My project is to find latitude and longitude of certain places. I am using an Arduino Uno R3 with a Cytron GPS 53 shield to get the position of places but, my device cannot run because COM4 already in ...
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Turning my GPS logger shield off and on

I have a Sparkfun GPS Logger Shield and I want to save power by shutting it off when I do not need GPS readings. Now reading the hookup guide it says that the "EN" pin can do this: "Active-high chip-...
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No data from U-Blox Neo-6M

I'm trying to get Neo-6M module to work with Arduino Uno, but it just isn't transmitting any data. It is getting 3.3V. I've tried measuring the Amps and I got zero, so I'm afraid that the module could ...
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Software Serial and multiple shields for Arduino Uno

I have a SIM900 GPRS/GSM Shield (details here) and I am looking to stack a GPS shield (such as this one here). My question is: I believe that they both require software serial, also it says to use ...
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How to structure data for HTTP upload

I'm building a GPS tracker using an arduino nano, Adafruit Ultimate GPS breakout, a SD card slot and a SIM800L module. So far everything works, the tracker uploads the data to a server as well as ...
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I want to log GPS coordinates using my Arduino and other sensors

I want to log GPS coordinates using my Arduino and other sensors. The difficulty is that I will be in forested conditions. Would it be better to hardwire a gps device to the Arduino or to bluetooth ...
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SIM808 module: GSM location command (AT+CIPGSMLOC=1,1) giving wrong value after execution of sending message command (AT+CMGS=+91xxxxxxxx)

I wrote the code that if an interrupt is generated, get GSM location and send a message. The first time the interrupt is generated, I got the correct GSM location using AT+CIPGSMLOC=1,1 and ...
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SIM808 module GSM working fine, GPS not working (No GPS ready message on power on)

I powered on my SIM808 module. It showed me following output: RDY +CFUN: 1 +CPIN: READY Call Ready SMS Ready It supposed to show GPS ready also. I sent AT command and return ok. However ...
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Not getting data from GPS

When I run FullExample program from TinyGPS++, I get following types of entries, Sats HDOP Latitude Longitude Fix Date Time Date Alt Course Speed Card Distance Course Card Chars ...
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Connect GPS module (WeeBee) to Arduino Uno

This is my very first Arduino project. I want to learn about GPS navigation by exploring the NMEA protocol! Therefore, I bought a WeeBee GPS module. After reading the datasheet, I have two questions: ...
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How to connect an Arduino with SIM300 and a seperate GPS module?

I am trying to connect an Arduino with SIM300 and GPS module to upload data directly into a database on my localhost using GPRS of the SIM inserted. I am not able to interface the separate GPS and GSM ...
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GPS is not detected on SIM808 module!

I'm trying to get GPS coordinates using my SIM808 module by connecting it with Arduino. When I use this code, #include "SIM900.h" #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include "gps.h" //To change pins ...
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Where can I find magnetic declination lookup table?

Is there a way to get approximate value of magnetic declination from GPS coordinates? My Arduino-based device has a Magnetometer and a GPS, and uses magnetic declination in calculations. I would like ...
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MG2639 CELL AND GPS LIBRARIES

I'm using a MG2639 Cell Module with the SMS and GPS functionality. I have a sketch that sends through SMS the location of the arduino UNO. This is my code: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> //to ...
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What would be the code for using Arduino UNO to alert by sound or LED when it detects a certain position through GPS?

I am in grade 6. I have a very nice pet dog in my house but it often enters Mom's kitchen to spoil all the foods. So I am thinking of a device to attach with him which can locate its position. But I ...
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Arduino Mega + SIM808 GSM + GPS Module + Program Switch ON without pressing Push Button?

I am new to IOT and tried out integration and a small test code with an Arduino Mega + SIM808 + GSM + GPS Module. It works fine with the SIM808 Library. My requirement is to put it in an enclosure, ...
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Adafruit GPS module with SoftwareSerial affecting servo signals

I'm having a bit of an odd problem here. I'm programming a self-built quadcopter using an Arduino Uno for control. One of the sensor's that I'm using is Adafruit's GPS breakout. The motors are ...
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GPS timestamping of digitized voltages from geophones

I wonder if anyone has written a code for GPS time stamping of voltages from seismic geophone (or any other sensors) digitized by internal or better external ADC connected to Arduino? Since the ...
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Arduino SoftwareSerial - can't get data from NEO 6M-GPS module

I am using Mikael Hart's TinyGPS (v.13) library and example code to talk to my module. The LED on the GPS module is lit and flashing which I assume means it is receiving data from the GPS satellites. ...
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How to use SIM908-C BY UNV shield

I have a shield with a SIM for GSM/GPRS communications and GPS module. As visible in top-left corner its name is "SIM908-C EVB v1.0 designed by UNV". I found some basic information on Arduino forum ...
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ARDUINO UNO+SIM808(GPS/GSM) SYNCHRONISATION

I started a project quite recently where I intend to combine the Arduino Uno and the sim808 module which has gps/gsm/gprs all together in one. The GPS functionality works fine. Just the GSM both ...
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Draw polygon on LCD from GPS latitude and longitude

I'm working on a personal project (a usefully tool based on ublox GPS and Arduino Mega that can measure distance between 2 points, compute area, speed, save data on SD card) Now I want to add new ...
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NEO 6M GPS speed

I am doing a project using a NEO 6M GPS with my Arduino LilyPad. I programmed it already, and it's working well except of the speed. I get stuck on fixing this. I wonder why the value is never getting ...
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NEO GPS 6M connecting to Lilypad Arduino

I'm working on a project that has something to do with receiving gps data from the satellites. With this, I've used GPS NEO 6M with an arduino Lilypad for wearable purposes. I've already tried using ...
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GPS Transmits False Data with SD card in; True data with SD card out

I've programmed my Arduino Ethernet to receive data from a Skytraq Venus GPS receiver and separate it using TinyGPS, then store it on an SD card. With the SD card inserted, everything else except the ...
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Sending GPS data between two Arduinos using Easy Transfer

I'm trying to get GPS data transmitted from one Arduino UNO to a second unit to eventually be displayed on an LCD and stored in an SD card. I am using Xbees S2C's on Xbee Shield's to do this. The ...