This module can be used to obtain GPS coordinates from any receiver which exposes a serial interface.


gps on

Start acquiring from the GPS hardware.

gps off

Stop acquiring from the GPS hardware.

Show the last coordinates returned by the GPS hardware.


parameter default description
gps.device /dev/ttyUSB0 Serial device of the GPS hardware.
gps.baudrate 19200 Baud rate of the GPS serial device.


Turn on GPS, wait for 5 seconds and then show the current coordinates:

> gps on; sleep 5;