Category Archives: Maritime Technology

An area preserving map projection

area preserving map projection

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Capturing NMEA sentences over WiFi using Python

In order to figure out how the NMEA-WiFi Gateway deals with clients, e.g. if it expects any “handshake” or any other communication setup protocol, I decided to write a simulator mimicing the gateway, and then using iRegatta 2 from Zifago … Continue reading

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Parsing NMEA 0183 sentences in Python

My skipper has recently bought an NMEA wifi gateway, which means that the NMEA messages from the various onboard instruments on his yacht are broadcasted on the yacht’s wifi network. This makes it very easy to grab the NMEA messages, … Continue reading

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NASA aerosol visualization

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Map Projections using Python & Basemap

The numerous external libraries available for Python continue impressing me, in scope, numbers and ease of use.  A couple of hours ago I googled for chartographic tools for Python, and found the Basemap-library, an add-on to Matplotlib. For whatever reason, … Continue reading

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Radar Plotting & Trial Manouver on iPad/iPhone

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