Monthly Archives: March 2017

fdxread 0.9.1 released

I’ve released version 0.9.1 of my Nexus FDX protocol decoder. It does things like read .nxb files a lot quicker than before, handle USB disconnects/reconnects of the GND10 (when running), serial port timeout, and lots of other stuff. As of … Continue reading

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Regatta race course by SMS

Cowes Week does something interesting; they’re sending out the chosen race course over SMS to the contestants[1]. The cool part about this, for the racers, is that it allows for automatic adding of waypoints on the yachts. Through the years, … Continue reading

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Looking for FDX data dumps (Nexus .nxb files)

I’m looking for data dumps containing FDX protocol data. Last year I wrote a FDX data decoder in Python (see Garmin GND10 unveiled (it is Nexus FDX!)), and with the sailing season starting there is some interest in improving it. … Continue reading

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