Recently I purchased a Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC and I installed Pockets
Streets (2002)on my iPAQ. One of the features of Pocket Streets is that it
supports GPS tracking. I own a Garmin II Plus GPS receiver and I have used
the GPS unit in conjunction with my laptop and Streets & Trips 2002. The
combination operates flawlessly.
pin-out complies to DB9 standards.Quote:
> Microsoft and Compaq's instructions instruct user to connect the GPS
> receiver output - serial DB9 connector to the PocketPC's serial cradle. I
> have done that.
> When I use Pocket Streets and GPS tracking on my Compaq iPAQ, I get an
> error message - "The communications (COM) port is available, but no signal
> is being received. Make sure the GPS receiver is turned on and connected
> the correct port". I have set the COM port to COM1 and verified the
tracking with PocketStreets and if there is any special cabling > that isQuote:
> Obviously, there is a "communications" problem between the GPS receiver
> the PocketPC. Neither Compaq, Microsoft nor Garmin can offer any
> assistance. I would like to know if anyone has successfully used GPS
required to make the Garmin GPS communicate with the Compaq iPAQ PocketPC.
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