This site is designed to aid amateurs in the use of the GPS unit. The unit discussed is the Trible-produced Lassen LP Starter Kit, a micro-miniature, high-performance, GPS board. It offers high-speed sinal acquisition, power-conserving modes, a serial I/O port for flexible integration, and offers several output languages from which to choose. What this means for you is a perfect starter kit for those interested in weather balloons and other high altitude programs.
What does GPS stand for? -This is a short, but easy-to-understand introduction to the concept of GPS.
A brief description of all the parts included in the Starter Kit, as well as their functions.
DC Power Cable
GPS Tool Kit Software
In other words, a description of the "languages" the GPS unit operates in.
TSIP -Trimble Standard Interface Protocol
TAIP -Trimble ASCII Interface Protocol
NMEA 0183 -National Marines Electronics Association
Because of initial confusion, words and definitions may seem more difficult than they appear. This description will attempt to alleviate this sense of bafflement.
Select Serial Port -The very first message you will see.
Change In Position