SiRF GPS receiver (Trimble XC) NMEA output

16 Oct 2007

If you have a SiRF GPS receiver (such as a Trimble Pathfinder XC or XB, GlobalSAT BC-337, or Holux GR-213) that you are trying to connect to a GPS software application that requires NMEA GPS data input, and you are unable to get the GPS receiver to connect using NMEA protocol, please refer to the below links for how to setup the receiver to output NMEA data.

SiRF (CF, Trimble XC) NMEA Output (PDF)

SiRF (Bluetooth, Trimble XB) NMEA Output (PDF)

Software that may help with configuring the SiRF GPS receiver are listed below.