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I'm using a BU-353 GPS USB sensor. It gives me 10m error outdoors and 30m error indoors. It also is slow to acquire signal indoors, if it does it at all. But it was cheap :-)

Can anyone recommend a much more precise GPS module? Indoors reception is a plus, but priority 1 is outdoors precision. USB, SPI, I2C, UART are all fine interfaces.
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If you want high precision you may need to move to differential GPS, standard GPS has about 5m of error (although this can be improved by averaging over time).  BU-353 uses a modern chipset SiRF-III, there are better chipsets apparently, but I wouldn't expect miracles.
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u-blox makes the best GPS modules. They are used by the military and law-enforcement, because of their performance.
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u-blox makes the best GPS modules. They are used by the military and law-enforcement, because of their performance.

Have you actually used these? Do you have links to particular suppliers?
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I used one a few years ago, it worked very well indoors. They are available direct from u-blox.
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Another reference I found (which seems to provide the PPP algorithm that u-blox LEA-6 uses as open source) is this: http://gpspp.sakura.ne.jp/rtklib/rtklib_releasenote.htm
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