Re: [wsjtgroup] Computer program for GPS RECEIVER
- TNX Bruce. I am hoping to find a free program that will display the grid locator
too. I know IZ2BKT is considering adding it to his time correction program. If
nothing else shows up, I will put it on my "to do" list, but there are many other
things ahead of it ;-) TNX again and GL! VY 73, Lance
On 10/31/2012 11:39 PM, Bruce Brackin wrote:
> Lance - check NMEATime by Visual GPS. Won't do grids by will give lat and long (do the math - hi). Fairly inexpensive and get a 30 day free trial.
> I've used it for years with several "hockey pucks".
> Bruce, N5SIX
> --- On Wed, 10/31/12, Lance Collister, W7GJ <w7gj@...> wrote:
>> From: Lance Collister, W7GJ <w7gj@...>
>> Subject: [wsjtgroup] Computer program for GPS RECEIVER
>> To: "FFMA" <FFMA@yahoogroups.com>, "WSJT Group" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:50 AM
>> Hi Folks!
>> I just bought a tiny little Columbus V800 USB GPS receiver
>> on EBAY to replace my old
>> Garmin ETREX battery operated GPS unit. It works great
>> with GPSTime to set my laptop
>> computer clock ;-) However, it would be very nice to find a
>> simple Windows program
>> that sets the computer clock AND displays the grid locator
>> from the information
>> provided from the GPS receiver. That sure would be
>> convenient for people doing WSJT
>> operating while grid hopping! Does anybody have any
>> suggestions? I hope there is
>> something already out there SOMEWHERE!
>> IDEALLY, that would be a GREAT additional feature for WSJT,
>> since all grid hoppers
>> using WSJT software have to both set their computer clocks
>> and know where they are.
>> Do I need to write my own separate program to do this?
>> MNI TNX and VY 73, Lance
>> Lance Collister, W7GJ
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