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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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Garmin GND10 unveiled (it is Nexus FDX!)

Mother of all detours; the USB port on the Garmin GND10 isn’t NMEA2000, it is something called Nexus FDX. That took a couple of weeks to figure out, hunting for NMEA2000 protocol headers. Always check your assumptions. Anyway, I’ve written … Continue reading

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NMEA2000 and CANbus

I’ve been looking at NMEA2000 and CANbus lately. I’m attempting to reverse engineer the binary protocol seen coming out of the USB port on a Garmin GND10 network bridge, and that opens a whole field of new and interesting stuff … Continue reading

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