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Can the GPS facility on a WR44-U be used as a tracker?

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I have acquired a few units (v1) that were originally fitted to railway vehicles as part of the remote monitoring system. I am going to build a Wi-fi access point and was also interested in using the GPS facility so we could locate the vehicle when out on hire.
We have servers available that we can install a “listening script” or suchlike on of necessary.

Thanks
asked Jun 26 in Digi TransPort Cellular by DMShell New to the Community (1 point)

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Hi and welcome to Digi Forums.

The GPS in these devices can be used out of the box to send the information (NEMA) to a TCP/UDP server.
You can also just get the information from the web interface / cli

You can find details of that in the User Guide: https://www.digi.com/resources/documentation/digidocs/90001019/default.htm#containers/cont_transport_config_positions.htm%3FTocPath%3DConfiguring%2520telemetry%2520(GPS)%2520%7C_____0

Please note that these devices are old and are not supported anymore (hardware/firmware)

Thank you

Regards
Alex
Digi Technical Support Engineer
answered Jun 30 by alexbdigi Community Contributor (58 points)
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