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Re: Linking GPS to Android?

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  • vbwyrde
    Ok. Thank you for the advice.
    Message 1 of 3 , May 2, 2013
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      Ok. Thank you for the advice.



      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, John Stark <johnstark@...> wrote:
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      > A better way.....buy and use the Uniden GPS Puck.
      > Why anyone would use a cell phone for this is beyond me....waste of a phone. And when actually using it as a phone you couldn't use it for a GPS for the scanner...
      > A dedicated GPS such as the one I mention is the only way to go. .I use two of them when traveling....and use the phone for a phone...
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      >
      > Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROID
      >
      > vbwyrde <vbwyrde@...> wrote:
      >
      > >Hi,
      > >
      > >I found this information:
      > >
      > >Connecting Your Scanner
      > >
      > >The GPS device must have a serial (RS-232) output, and be capable of outputting standard NMEA-0183 v3.01 compliant location data, and GGA/RMC data sentences at 4800 bps. Make sure that the cable terminates in a female, 9-pin serial connector and you select the correct baud rate (4800 bps) for the serial port.
      > >
      > >Could Android razrm could be used to connect to the BCD396XT using:
      > >
      > >http://www.brodit.com/product.html?locale=en&id=945021
      > >
      > >And this:
      > >
      > >https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agbooth.usbgps&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hZ2Jvb3RoLnVzYmdwcyJd
      > >
      > >Would that work? Has anyone tried it? Or is there a better way to do that?
      > >
      > >Thanks!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > >Yahoo! Groups Links
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