Use your Sierra Wireless Compass 597 with other GPS applications

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2015

To use GPS capability with a desktop GPS application such as Microsoft Street and Trips, you must first enable GPS on your Sierra™ Wireless Compass™ 597, find the configured GPS com port (also referred to as NMEA port) on your desktop (note port will differ in each desktop) and configure the GPS application to use the GPS com port. The GPS application must be NMEA compliant.

Note: The device GPS capability was tested for compliance with GPS standards. However the device was not tested with all possible GPS applications available in the market, for question or issues related to your GPS application please use your GPS application guide or contact your GPS application provider.

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