Originally Posted by Didier B
When using an SK protocol input to connect OpenCPN
to the GPS, everything seems OK, excepted : - the GPS Status (in the Dashboard) which is no longer populated (no data) ; - the NMEA
display windows (option/connections) which is no longer populated . Context : RPI4 - 8GB, Raspbian, OpenPlotter 2.4.1.
Data is in SignalK format and does not show the GPS status. But you can switch on the number of sats that you are receiving.
If you like to have instruments available use the SignalK application MXTommy Kip.
You can arrange instruments for all the data available in SignalK.
Is HTML and can be used in every browser on every system.
Here an example. GPS reception
in the SignalK server, data from SK to OpenCPN, charts
set Oesenc (O-charts) with the usb dongle.