NMEA-0183 message: GSV

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Satellite information

The GSV message string identifies the number of SVs in view, the PRN numbers, elevations, azimuths, and SNR values. An example of the GSV message string is:

$GPGSV,4,1,13,02,02,213,,03,-3,000,,11,00,121,,14,13,172,05*67

GSV message fields

Field Meaning
0 Message ID $GPGSV
1 Total number of messages of this type in this cycle
2 Message number
3 Total number of SVs visible
4 SV PRN number
5 Elevation, in degrees, 90° maximum
6 Azimuth, degrees from True North, 000° through 359°
7 SNR, 00 through 99 dB (null when not tracking)
8–11 Information about second SV, same format as fields 4 through 7
12–15 Information about third SV, same format as fields 4 through 7
16–19 Information about fourth SV, same format as fields 4 through 7
20 The checksum data, always begins with *