Adjust the baud rate if not 4800 baud.
port settings are set to '8-1-none' (data bits -stop bits - parity) if
your receiver is different contact Beagle Software for
instructions on how to adjust the software.
Handshaking refers to the internal communications protocol
implemented in the computer hardware by which data is transferred from the
communications port to the GPS. For most installations the default
settings are adequate.
Tip: First try opening the port
without any handshaking settings.
Determines whether to have Star Sync wait for a pulse on
the DSR line before making a time fix. Such pulse per second outputs
are options on some GPS receivers such as the Garmin 35-LVS. This
feature requires a custom interface cable between the GPS and PC.
Contact Beagle Software for more information.
Determines whether to enable the Data Terminal Ready (DTR)
line during communications. Typically, the Data Terminal Ready signal is
sent by a computer to the GPS to indicate that the computer is ready to
accept incoming transmission.
A handshaking protocol is used so data is not lost when it
arrives at the communications port.
(Request To Send/Clear To Send) handshaking.
NMEA message type containing time. This is the identifier
that Star Sync uses to find the NMEA string that contains the time.
Currently supported NMEA report types include $GPRMC, $GPGLL, $GPGGA and
Enter the number of milliseconds for the smallest time change the clock
will be set for. This value should be set slightly above the accuracy of
the GPS receiver. Set the value high enough so that the clock will not be
changed constantly by a small value.
the initialization strings are optional strings that are sent to the GPS
each time ClockWatch starts and before the first time setting is made. The
strings can be used to configure the GPS or modify the NMEA strings that
are outputted by the receiver. Both strings are optional.