Get the GPS latitude from the NMEA $GPGGA sentence

NMEA Latitude information is returned in the $GPGGA sentence.To get the latitude data from a GPS device that supports NMEA formatted data,

  • Connect the GPS device to an application such as AT Command Tester that can parse NMEA data
  • Parse the NMEA latitude from the $GPGGA sentence that is outputted by the GPS device
  • NMEA Latitude direction (North or South) is also returned in the $GPGGA sentence
  • NMEA Latitude is returned in the degrees format.

Learn more on how to use NMEA in the NMEA GPS tutorial.

Keywords: Module NMEA Latitude, M2M NMEA Latitude, GPRS NMEA Latitude, 3G NMEA Latitude, NMEA Latitude through AT commands,