NMEA GLL to decimal degrees

This is filed under “things you don’t find on stack overflow”. Working with the sensors on the ships I found that my calculations I did to get the GPS location displayed in degrees, minutes and seconds was a bit off. When the ship appears to be in the middel…

What I do...

As you might have seen, I’m a developer working some strange places, but I’m having fun doing it. I work for the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, developing a new event logging system for their research vessels. One of the parts of the system is gathering data from…