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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.
--infile infile_name
Read GPS data from infile_name.
--serial dev_name
Read GPS data from the serial device named dev_name.
--outfile outfile_name
Save the data retrieved from the device to outfile_name.
--hertz frequency
Specify the frequency to use for sending data to the FlightGear instance. By default, events are sent at a frequency of 60 Hz.
--host hostname
Send the data to the FlightGear instance running on hostname.

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

--skip-seconds seconds
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.
--fdm-port port
Set the port flight data model data should be sent to. By default, data is sent to port 5505.
--ctrls-port port
Set the port control data should be sent to. By default, data is sent to port 5506.
--altitude-offset meters
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