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MIDGsmooth - send MIDG-formatted GPS data to a FlightGear instance


MIDGsmooth --help
| --infile infile_name [options]...
| --serial dev_name --outfile outfile_name [options]...


MIDGsmooth is a utility that reads GPS data in MIDG format from a text file or from an MIDG device connected to the serial port, parses it and sends it to a FlightGear instance for replaying.


Display usage information and exit.
Read GPS data from infile_name.
Read GPS data from the serial device named dev_name.
Save the data retrieved from the device to outfile_name.
Specify the frequency to use for sending data to the FlightGear instance. By default, events are sent at a frequency of 60 Hz.
Send the data to the FlightGear instance running on hostname.

If --host is not specified, the default is to send the data to localhost.

Do not transmit the first seconds seconds of data.

This option is ignored when reading GPS data from a serial device.

Send flight data model and control data as broadcast packets.
Set the port flight data model data should be sent to. By default, data is sent to port 5505.
Set the port control data should be sent to. By default, data is sent to port 5506.
Add the specified offset (in meters) to the altitude sent to FlightGear.


MIDGsmooth exits with 0 on success, with -1 if the syntax of the command-line arguments is wrong or an error occurs.


fgfs(1), GPSsmooth(1), UGsmooth(1)

2017-06-25 FlightGear