[time-nuts] Garmin GPS17
namichie at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 22:52:37 UTC 2009
It is up and running now.
I dont know if I had not addressed it properly re. COM port or speed
or if the battery needed time to charge or the right button had to be
but after messing with it for some time it came good.
On 31/10/2009, at 11:53 PM, Pascal Nguyen wrote:
> Suppose your 17 HVS having flat backup battery, once power up, by
> default, it goes to Garmin mode.
> You need to run the setup with:
> Reconfigure the 17 to NMEA mode
> On 10/31/09, mike cook <michael.cook at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>> A stab in the dark. I don't have one of these.
>> The doc I find says that these are supplied with a rechargable
>> lithium cell
>> which enables back up of GPS data . It is supposed to last 10yrs,
>> so if
>> yours is reaching retirement age it may have gone awol and dropped
>> serial parameters to a state which your monitor is not set too.
>> So you could try all the baud rates listed in the specs. Use a
>> emulator instead of the monitor program, which appears to be a
>> graphic app,
>> to see if you getting any data output .
>> default appears to be 9600,8 bit,no parity
>> Serial Interfaces
>> a.. Port 1: True RS-232 output, asynchronous serial input
>> compatible with
>> RS-232 or TTL voltage levels, RS-232 polarity
>> b.. Port 2: Asynchronous serial input only, compatible with
>> RS-232 or TTL
>> voltage levels, RS-232 polarity
>> c.. Baud Rates
>> d.. 300/600/1200/2400/4800/9600/19200
>> Serial Formats
>> a.. Port 1: Selectable between NMEA 0183 v2.00, NMEA 0183 v3.00,
>> Garmin® binary formats; NMEA 0183 v2.0 (ASCII); Approved output
>> GPALM, GPGGA, GPGLL, GPGSA, GPGSV, GPRMC, GPVTG; Proprietary
>> PGRMB, PGRME, PGRMF, PGRMM, PGRMT, PGRMV
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Neville Michie" <namichie at gmail.com>
>> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
>> <time-nuts at febo.com>
>> Sent: Saturday, October 31, 2009 9:15 AM
>> Subject: [time-nuts] Garmin GPS17
>>> Hello all,
>>> I have a Garmin GPS17 HVS which is a GPS receiver/antenna in one
>>> When I first bought it I used it to discipline an HP10811 OCXO.
>>> One day
>>> it stopped
>>> responding to its monitor program.
>>> I got a TBOLT which has kept me busy and now I want to compare it
>>> to the
>>> Although I used to be able to run the monitor program and it does
>>> respond any more,
>>> if you put it under the sky and power it up, after a while you
>>> get a PPS
>>> out of it that is
>>> in phase with the GPS.
>>> So there is somebody home but they have turned out the lights.
>>> The Garmin manuals mention failure to respond if you do the wrong
>>> Can anyone help me get it going again?
>>> Neville Michie
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