Re: [NTLK] GPS Pharos iGPS-CF works with TeleTypeGPS

From: SteveCraft <>
Date: Wed Apr 01 2009 - 23:28:29 EDT

I just want to (re)post that I had success with Teletype (and the
zTeleTypeHack) on a 2100 as well, using a CompactFlash GPS receiver from
GlobalSat SiRF Star III (with a PCMCIA adapter). I used it in the bottom
slot of the 2100. I never did get any good maps loaded in my area
(Philadelphia PA) but got it to display my lat/lon/elv as I moved around.

Hopefully I'll try it out in an eMate and also in the 2100 later in the
spring with some real maps...

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Stephen Rudy
Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 4:43 PM
Subject: [NTLK] GPS Pharos iGPS-CF works with TeleTypeGPS

I took me quite a while to get functional GPS on my MessagePad2100 so I
thought I would share my settings for the next user.
I saw a few inquiries in the archives about a Pharos CF GPS units that never
really got answered and also there is a dead-end thread about a desire to
get the slots working in TeleTypeGPS. I just thought I would add some
detailed information about what and how I got it working on my MessagePad
I used the incredible "zTeletypeHack" to get slot0 set as the "serial"
interface. I used the Slot0 hack and put the card in the LOWER or RIGHT
I used a Pharos Compact Flash GPS receiver. Model No: iGPS-CF
I used a PCMCIA Compact Flash Card Type II adapter. Model number: CA-122
I used "TeleTypeGPS Version 2.0.9"
I used the MONITOR view to see the stream from the device. There were a lot
of zeros in the strings until I went outside. After about 1 minute, the
stream included actual lat-long data.
I switched to the other modes and confirmed everything was working great!

I uploaded the local (Colorado) highway and town map packages and they
worked great too.

I got TeleTypeGPS and the maps from the site and the zTeletype hack
package came from the web site.

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