NMEA-0183 message: PTNL,VGK

Vector information

An example of the PTNL,VGK message string is:


PTNL,VGK message fields

Field Meaning
0 Message ID $PTNL,VGK
1 UTC of vector in hhmmss.ss format
2 Date in mmddyy format
3 East component of vector, in meters
4 North component of vector, in meters
5 Up component of vector, in meters


GPS Quality indicator:

0: Fix not available or invalid
1: Autonomous GPS fix
2: RTK float solution
3: RTK fix solution
4: Differential, code phase only solution (DGPS)
5: SBAS solution – WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS
6: RTK Float 3D network solution
7: RTK Fixed 3D network solution
8: RTK Float 2D network solution
9: RTK Fixed 2D network solution
10: OmniSTAR HP/XP solution
11: OmniSTAR VBS solution
12: Location RTK
13: Beacon DGPS
14: CenterPoint RTX
15: xFill

7 Number of satellites if fix solution
8 DOP of fix
9 M: Vector components are in meters
10 The checksum data, always begins with *