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Old 15-09-2012, 11:45   #1
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Problem installing GPS receiver

Hi,

I have installed Open CPN on my computer and I have two problems:

1. The GPS receiver - I have followed the manufacturers instructions to install a generic GPS receiver USB\VID_067B&PID_2303\5&A9BE360&0&3. On my lap top I am receiving a stream of data. However, it will not search for a satellite and does not get a position fix.

2. Open CPN intstalled without any difficulties and I am using CM93 charts that we have previously used on Maxsea. On Maxsea we always had text (names of places) however, I am not getting any text on Open CPN.

I would really appreciate any help as I have been sitting here for hours now and cannot think or anything else to try.
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Old 15-09-2012, 14:00   #2
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Re: Problem installing GPS receiver

On your text problem - you might want to try enabling text using the large "A" button in the tool bar.

Also, their is a OpenCPN sub-forum that the developers monitor which would be a better place to post your questions.

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Old 15-09-2012, 14:51   #3
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Re: Problem installing GPS receiver

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On your text problem - you might want to try enabling text using the large "A" button in the tool bar.

Also, their is a OpenCPN sub-forum that the developers monitor which would be a better place to post your questions.

Thanks i did go to that subform to post the message but somehow it ended up in Navagation .I will try again.
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Old 15-09-2012, 15:54   #4
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Thanks Viking sailor you solved the text part of our problem .
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