[time-nuts] does anybody have software for the DeLorme LT-20 Earthmate?

Scott McGrath scmcgrath at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 14:30:59 EDT 2016

I think they speak NMEA 0183 hook one up to the serial port and try 4800,8,1,N and look for the NMEA messages scrolling past.  Play with the serial parameters 

> On Jun 6, 2016, at 12:14 PM, walter shawlee 2 <walter2 at sphere.bc.ca> wrote:
> sadly, all the repositories of software for these nice little yellow USB GPS pucks
> has vanished, and nothing remains at the DeLorme site at all. from what I see,
> they discontinued all support after XP.
> if anybody has anything left for them, even a manual PDF file, it would be greatly appreciated,
> I just got them in a bag, with nothing. generic operation under Linux (Ubuntu) would be an especially great find, although I know the company did not produce anything.  I have seen references to some
> later software (also vanished) that was 3rd party.  do any internals for these exist? I can tell from
> the LED codes the ones I have work and can acquire, but I can't get at the data.  I am also curious
> if they can be hacked for time or frequency references as well.
> any information appreciated. I am happy to send a puck to anybody that can come up with working
> linux software!
> all the best,
> walter
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