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Board » Technical Support » qtVlm & brainaids NMEA proxy


I´ve been trying to load boats data and position into qtVLM using the brainaid proxy ( http://sol.brainaid.de/sailonline/toolbox/NMEAproxy.jnlp?race=1025&boat=47box).
The procedures I did was:
1)Load the braiaid NMEA proxy (that was "ok").
2)Into qtVlm I went to "VLM mode".
3)qtVlm > Configuration > ...
> "Conecting using a proxy".
>Proxy type: "System default proxy"
>Proxy Server (from brainaid toolbox): http://sol.brainaid.de/sailonline/toolbox/NMEAproxy.jnlp?race=1025&boat=47box
>Port Number: 5010
> User & Password as required.

After these settings I restart the qtVlm and look like the conection has been established.

I could not see after established the connection, the boats and datas inside the MAP.

Is it possible to have boats visualisation online on qtVLM? Someone can help the procedure or point me somewhere to have the info? Thank you.

I think the wording 'brainaid NMEA proxy" is misleading. In fact it's a tcp server.

You should not enter this settings into qtVlm proxy settings, but in NMEA->tcp server settings.
Hi maitai,

I change from "VLM mode" to "Real Mode" and set the NMEA>TCP Server settings. I did not get the instruments working, and boat online position as well.
I got some infomations from this website:


but look like it´s not more applicable.
I saw some pictures from other Sailor using GPS into the qtVlm and it was looking like running well.

I´ll keeping trying.
Any other help will be apreciate. Thkans
Hi maitai,

I got it working. I did not start NMEA into qtVlm at the first time.
After start it everything went well.


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