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GPS recommended minimum

From: Kai Hendry <hendry@aplixcorp.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 15:07:54 +0100
Message-ID: <b24851260806260707o49712404l48b7e39d8962fc90@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-geolocation@w3.org
Cc: "Anselm R Garbe" <anselm@aplixcorp.com>

Most  GPS devices embedded in mobiles like the Nokia N810 output
something called the Recommended Minimum sentence C ($GPRMC).

I think GGA is also very common, though most device drivers filter GGA
(and other lines) and expose only RMC.

RMC is the minimum standard defined by
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NMEA which a device must support to be
considered 'a GPS device'.


Kind regards from Surrey,
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2008 14:08:35 UTC

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