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folmerbrem

Hi everyone!

I've been trying to talk to my UP501 GPS module with no luck. Google offers a nice test link on adafruit: http://www.adafruit.com/products/660
Unfortunately I can't seem to figure out if the code on that page is complete, or I needs additional lines to work properly.

Since I doesn't get any response from the module I am wondering if I'm supposed to wait for a satellite signal. I have given it some time, but nothing happens.

Can some of you bright guys tell me if the adafruit-test is idiot-proof and I just have to wait for a signal, or if it is missing some information to ignorants like me?

AWOL

Does your device have a clear view of open sky?
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I've been trying to talk to my UP501 GPS module with no luck.

But, I'm not going to tell you how it is connected, or what code I'm using. I still expect you to tell me what to change. Please hurry.

Sounds a bit silly that way, doesn't it?

folmerbrem

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But, I'm not going to tell you how it is connected, or what code I'm using.

I simply used the wiring and code from the link I posted( http://www.adafruit.com/products/660 ).

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Does your device have a clear view of open sky?

I am aware that the module will have a hard time, connecting with the satellites indors. The problem is, that I don't get any response from the GPS whatsoever. Acording to the command set (
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http://dlnmh9ip6v2uc.cloudfront.net/datasheets/Sensors/GPS/NMEA%20manual%20for%20Fastrax%20IT500%20Series%20GPS%20receivers_V1.7.pdf
), I should get some returns from whenever I send a command.

My thought is that further codelines are missing in the test-code from adafruit.

dxw00d

Do you have the correct baud rate (57600) selected in the serial monitor?

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  Serial.println("Adafruit MTK3329 NMEA test!");

Do you see this message in the serial monitor?

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