[time-nuts] Z3801A with other GPS receiver
javier at nebulosa.org
Fri May 18 16:13:35 EDT 2007
If it uses the Motorola propietary commands, a M12 should be quite
compatible. I think a have somewhere some older documentation about the
@@ commands used in the 8-channel GPSs, but I think that they are quite
the same for all Motorola GPSs.
Tom Van Baak escribió:
> Sometime in the past few years someone posted a sample
> trace of RS232 commands (the Motorola binary @@ set)
> that the Z3801A CPU sends to/from the GPS receiver.
> It seems to me that if you wrote a emulator/translator you'd
> be able to substitute just about any GPS receiver for the
> original Oncore VP. This would be a cute microcontroller
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Didier Juges" <didier at cox.net>
> To: "!Time Nuts" <time-nuts at febo.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 11:51 AM
> Subject: [time-nuts] Z3801A with other GPS receiver
>> Here are a few questions about reusing a Z3801A main board.
>> Would the Z3801A work with another GPS receiver?
>> In other words, does the board talk to the GPS engine via the serial
>> port, other than receiving the 1 PPS?
>> If it does talk to the GPS receiver, which GPS receiver other than the
>> original 6 channel Oncore model would work with it (compatible command
>> Thanks in advance
>> Didier KO4BB
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