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  • Re: Nmea in2 Excel
    Board » Technical Support
    You can just omit the timestamp parameter from the get command to receive the boat info only.

    --- Last Edited by Schakel at 2016-08-10 14:57:56 ---
  • Re: Nmea in2 Excel
    Board » Technical Support
    I suppose it could be done. Excel 2013 has two new functions called webservice and filterxml which you could probably use to pull boat.xml into Excel and display what you want.
  • Re: VMC
    Board » General Discussion
    So, that's what they were doing.
    Who knew.
  • Re: Open letter to SRC.
    Board » Flag Officers
    What you see as the AIS function of the NMEA proxy is really nothing more than one more way of receiving some of the very same information that the server sends to the race client over an unencrypted TCP connection. The NMEA proxy just delivers that information in a different format, namely in NMEA sentences.

    Not everybody has to rely on the proxy to get to that data. So, as was intended, the NMEA proxy levels the playing field, more than anything, because now that information is available to all, and not just to those who know where to look.
  • Re: Open letter to SRC.
    Board » Flag Officers
    You misunderstand the option in the NMEA proxy; it is not intended to cutoff your boat to the outside world, but rather to control how much information the proxy receives. You have to realize that the NMEA proxy is only a nice wrapper around data that is available to anyone with basic TCP networking knowledge.
  • Re: SOL display when using Chrome
    Board » Technical Support
    Can't comment on the fonts issue as I am not using Chrome. As for the circles, they only appear if you have wind barbs selected in the Options.
  • Re: Converting a QtVLM route to brainaid DCs
    Board » General Discussion
    <del>One more thing I just remembered: in QtVlm, under File -> Configuration, there's a GPS tab. On it is a COM port entry field and an 'Activate' checkbox. This tab is intended for output of GPS data, not for receiving GPS data. Not sure if it makes any difference, but just make sure the Activate checkbox is unchecked. Just might be creating a feedback loop.</del>

    Never mind, doesn't seem to be doing anything.

    --- Last Edited by Schakel at 2016-01-04 17:23:33 ---

    --- Last Edited by Schakel at 2016-01-04 17:24:32 ---

    --- Last Edited by Schakel at 2016-01-04 17:25:12 ---
  • Re: Converting a QtVLM route to brainaid DCs
    Board » General Discussion
    Not sure what you mean with 'quircer'? Does that mean BWR is working? If it is, you have to use a different COM port for QtVlm. Both can't be using the same COM port.
  • Re: Converting a QtVLM route to brainaid DCs
    Board » General Discussion
    In NavMonPc, on the "Virtual Ports A,B,C" tab, for each port there's a Monitor button just below the Connect/Disconnect buttons. Click on the Monitor button of your COM port to check and see if thge NMEA data is being output.

    Also, as I recall, NavMonPc's AIS proximity alert tends to wreck havoc on QtVlm. The alert usually gets activated just after start up. Click on AIS in the menubar and if there's an alert active, there'll will be a bunch of yellow boxes near the page bottom. Click on Ignore Target to cancel the alarm.

    Not much else I can think of, I'm afraid.

    Good luck,
    Philip
  • Re: Windows 10 and qTVlm.
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Hi Bimmer,
    could you possibly document the procedure for establishing contact between qtvlm and SOL via Brainaid (or with BWR), if that's the way to describe the issue:-)
    Svein


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