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nRoute stuck on searching for satellites when using BU-353
Morecoffee
I have nRoute installed and I have hooked up the BU-353 GPS receiver to my laptop. I am using GpsGate to connect the 353 to nRoute.

NRoute sees the GPS but never switches to "Ready to Navigate' mode. The weird thing is when I use my Garmin 76cxs nRoute does change to navigate mode even though it is actually locked onto fewer satellites than the BU-353. Anyone else noticed this weird behavior.
Ken in Regina
Are you making sure to use the COM port that GPSGate is putting the Garmin proprietary protocol on?

...ken...
Morecoffee
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Originally Posted by Ken in Regina
Are you making sure to use the COM port that GPSGate is putting the Garmin proprietary protocol on?

...ken...
nRoute sees the GPS information, I can see that it is locked onto 4 satellites or more. Are you saying I should use a specific port?
Ken in Regina
Yes. nRoute only uses Garmin protocol, not NMEA. BU353 only sends NMEA.

GPSGate will create one virtual COM port which it converts NMEA to Garmin protocol for apps like nRoute. You must be sure to use that port in nRoute.

If the GPSGate icon is green you can look at the list of virtual ports GPSGate is outputting to for the one that is listed as Garmin.

...ken...
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