To enable, remove any GPSPort line from the APRSDIGI config section and add something like


As far as I can see gpsd normally only listens on the loopback address ( If you want to use gpsd on another host you will have to find a way get it to listen for any network. The only way I could get this to work was to disable the automatic start of gpsd and run it from the command line. If you can find a better way, please let me know.

I haven’t found a working gpsd for Windows, so have been testing with BPQ on Windows connecting to gpsd on a Raspberry Pi.

John, G8BPQ

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