[UFO Chicago] GPS devices?

Neil R. Ormos ormos at ripco.com
Sat Jan 29 15:40:08 CST 2005

Jesse Becker wrote:

> Anyone have any suggestions or comments for GPS devices
> that play nicely with Linux or one of the BSD variants (OSX
> included)?

> I've been looking at a few of the Garmin models.  They use
> their own protocol (not NEMA), but it appears to be fairly
> well documented.

I have two older Garmin GPS receivers and each can
use both the Garmin and NMEA protocols.  I haven't
looked at the newer Garmin products.  Are you sure
they can't talk NMEA?  Garmin usually has their
manuals on their web site.


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