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NMEA PRDID (R-P) - 03

Description

Driver to decode heading, roll and pitch from the NMEA RDI proprietary $PRDID message. This message is supported by different sensors amongst which the Sonardyne Radian series Attitude and Heading reference system.

The message does not contain heave, only Heading, Pitch, Roll. 

Driver Information

Driver NMEA $PRDID Interface Type UDP/Serial Driver Class Type Terminated 
UTC Driver (question) No Input / Output Input  Executable DrvQPSTerminatedUdp.exe
DrvQPSTerminated.exe 
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Decoding Notes

By default the time of arrival will be used.

Database Setup

  • In order to decode the heading from the message, add a Gyro and Compass System to your template and select the appropriate Serial or Network driver. 
  • The Port number must be the same as the UDP port number on which the message is being broadcast.
  • In order to decode the roll and pitch from the message, add a Pitch, Roll and Heave Sensor System to your template and select the appropriate driver. 
  • On the next wizard page it is important to set the correct conventions: 
    • Roll convention: Positive heeling to starboard.
    • Pitch convention: Positive bow up.