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EarthBridge errors: Cannot find GPS, Port doesn't exist, Wrong output folder
devon
Ken was awesome and helped me with the GPS overlay question. Now I need to get my Garmin Oregon 400t to work with EarthBridge, or anything similar, to show my position on Google Earth.

I am getting error messages like cannot find the GPS, port doesn't exist, wrong output folder (though I seem to have corrected that as per another forum posting by selecting a folder that exists). I have tried importing GPS in Google Earth as well, but have failed.

Aagain, losing my hair... help!

Thanks,

Devon
tcassidy
As the Oregon probably doesn't come with a USB to serial driver. You need GPS Gate. It should be able to find your GPS and provide data on a COM port you can point Eartbridge to.

Terry
devon
Thanks, Terry. Installed GPS Gate, it isn't finding it either.
tcassidy
The writeup I saw said the Oregon must be in Spanner mode. However, I see that it has a NMEA In/Out setting as well. Have you tried either of these?

Terry
devon
I believe I have, but will try again. Just enlisted the almighty PC Restart, too! We'll see...
devon
Now I can't seem to get GPS gate to open...
tcassidy
It should be in the notification bar if it is running. Right click on it and choose Settings.

Terry
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devon
Yep, found that and the input tab says "running OK, GPS data with valid position.", but it says no installation of Google Earth found when I choose that as the output destination.
tcassidy
You have to go and search for it but I could never make that work even after I found it. Others may have had better luck but, in the meantime, point Earthbridge to one of the COM ports listed and try that.

Terry
devon
Re-ran setup wizard, says it found it, shows me a list of com ports that should work, but EarthBridge says the ports don't exist.
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