Time – He’s waiting in the wings

Whilst in the middle of something else (about which I shall no doubt witter on at great length on a later occasion) I found that I needed to set an Arduino’s system clock based upon NMEA data coming from a GPS receiver. No problem thinks I … there’s that handy example in the Time library…

First steps with a GPS module

A while back I saw a new product on Adafruit’s blog and instantly thought “I gotta get me one of those!” Its official title was “Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout – 66 channel w/10 Hz updates – MTK3339 chipset” and the feature list just kept on scrolling down the page. Now, I’ll be the first to…