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Connecting Topofusion to Internal GPS Receiver
« on: August 21, 2018, 12:59:24 PM »
Hi, Scott.
Back in January, Ed Hansen asked about connecting TF to the internal GPS receiver in his computer. I've had success in getting the U-block7 dongle and Garmin's 18 GPS to work on my little Win10 tablet/notebook but find both, hanging off the computer's USB port, a bit fragile.

Any further thoughts on hooking up with the internal receiver?

Thanks,
Bill

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Re: Connecting Topofusion to Internal GPS Receiver
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2018, 01:06:21 PM »
Internal would be much better, if you've got it!

I still plan to look at the windows API for current position.  A lot of times WiFi will have a rough idea of where it is which is useful, too.

Haven't got to it yet.  Thanks for the post and nudge.
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Re: Connecting Topofusion to Internal GPS Receiver
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2018, 01:56:22 PM »
Thanks, Scott.

My little tablet has got "it" and that internal receiver would combine for a robust little tool for our search and rescue team. Some phone software works ok but TopoFusion on an 11" 1920x1080 screen is amazing.

Thanks again,
Bill