[aprssig] Re: [OZAPRS] GPS Question

Ron and Val Smith rsmitj at tpgi.com.au
Wed Jul 28 15:11:20 EDT 2004

Hi andrew,
That is my understanding.
They are pointers to valid or not data.
If you put your gps in a simulator mode the V appears and it also does with
loss of reception or any other invalid data event.

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> Does anyone know what the V and A are suposed to mean in a $GPRMC NMEA
> sentence ?
> I know they are good/bad coverage but without a NMEA spec i am not sure
> There are some good guesses on the net
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