GPS real time tracker using Arduio mega

In this tutorial, we are going to explain in detail how we implement a GPS real time tracker using Arduio mega.

Design target:

If you ring the real time GPS tracker, the real time tracker won't answer your call, instead it will send back a SMS with the location time stamped.

Hardware Needed:

  1. Arduino Mega:

http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?products_id=4232

  1. SM5100B 4-band GSM/GPRS module and eval board:

http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?cPath=242_253&products_id=4165 http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?cPath=242_253&products_id=4166

Cellular antenna:

http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?cPath=242_263&products_id=4180

  1. GPS module:

http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?cPath=248&products_id=4289

Full hardware picture:

Serial port 0 of arduio mega is the USB port, and used to print out the debug information to the PC. Serial port 1 of arduio mega is connected to GPS module. Serial port 2 of arduino mega is connected to SM5100B GSM/GPRS module.

Code can be found at: http://www.cutedigi.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=403&p=452#p452

Will this work with any version of the Atmel / Arduino combo or just the mega?

Cheers :D

A tutorial which is simple!.

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