open GPS [scanned]

Ian Stirling openmoko at
Mon Apr 23 03:52:00 CEST 2007

Markus Stehr wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 21.04.2007, 08:46 +0200 schrieb "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht":
>> Unfortunately someone will still have to talk the company that
>> manufacturers the Neo's GPS chip to cough up some usable
>> documentation.
> Hang that thing into a logic analyzer and do it the old scool way :)
> I suspect the chip only send the raw satelite data, so it 'only' needs a
> raw gps decoder.
> Way too high class for me ;)

Forget logic analysers.
We have (well - will have) a working gpsd plugin, that is completely in 
userspace, and can be straced.
Combine this with knowledge of the GPS signals - with a nearby receiver 
- and you've pretty much got all you need.

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