[time-nuts] TAPR GPS Experimenters Kit
dave.mallery at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 10:37:06 EDT 2017
i got and compiled the latest heather from Mark... v5.01.
you can tell her that it is a moto receiver. there is a lot of discovery
commotion on the screen at startup.
i run it on a pi-3.
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 9:26 PM, Jerry Hancock <jerry at hanler.com> wrote:
> I noticed when I powered it up that the TX light blinked whether there was
> a PC connected or not, so I guess the PC doesn’t need to poll it for a
> response. I assume you have the voltage set correctly? There are two
> options, one regulated and the other not. I also assume you have tried POR
> a few times. Lastly, pretty basic, but it might not transmit without an
> antenna. But something doesn’t make sense and that is the RX led
> flashing. I don’t want to imply you have the RX and TX mixed up, but I
> just checked mine and after POR, from the left, I have PPS, RX, TX and
> Power with the PPS and TX blinking. This is without any PC code running.
> I would start up Lady Heather and see what happens. Then you should see RX
> followed by TX after PPS with Green power on solid. The PPS pulse is 198us
> wide on mine. Also, I might have an older version, I think it is a 2002
> > On Jun 13, 2017, at 8:12 PM, Chris Waldrup <kd4pbj at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have my board packaged up and am trying to get it working.
> > Last night I built the cable to split out serial, 1 PPS and power.
> > My unit powers up, and the 1 PPS and RxD LEDs are flashing and the green
> power LED is solid on.
> > However I can't get serial to work and the TxD LED isn't flashing.
> > I verified the pinout of the cable I made with a DMM. Pins 2 and 3 are
> swapped between connectors so the RX is going to TX for each of the two
> lines and pin 5 ground is the same on both D sub 9 connectors.
> > I have tried Lady Heather, Tboltmon, and even just pulling up
> hyperterminal and I'm getting nothing.
> > My settings are COM1 9600 8-N-1 and I'm using a Dell laptop that has an
> actual serial port and am running XP.
> > When I'm Thunderbolt Monitor program, the green TX LED icon on the
> screen flashes and when it does the RxD lights on the M12+.
> > Just no TxD coming out of the M12+.
> > Has anyone else had a problem with this? If so is it fixable?
> > Thank you.
> > Chris
> >> On Jun 3, 2017, at 11:22 AM, Gregory Beat <w9gb at icloud.com> wrote:
> >> Jerry -
> >> I rarely use "raw" Oncore M12 commands these days, using one of the 3
> common PC programs: Lady Heather, TAC32/SynTAC, M12Oncore(old Moto pgm).
> >> How are you routing that 1 PPS signal? Does your front LED pulse?
> >> I wire 1 PPS to the DCD pin (DE-9M, standard RS-232), TAC32 can be
> configured for "which pin" (DE-9M) to sense that PPS signal.
> >> This is why I prefer to use Mark Sims' Lady Heather or Rick Hambly's
> >> TAC32 program has a quick setting for config. receiver as Timing or
> >> IF you continue to have issues, perform the Hardware Reset (Lady
> >> That will return your receiver to default factory with cleared settings.
> >> greg
> >> ---
> >> Greg, Funny.
> >> Some of the Lucent boxes have been in strange places as well.
> >> Can you please check your PPS to see if you get a signal when in that
> other mode (where it needs at least one sat locked)?
> >> Sent from iPad Air
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