Monthly Archives: July 2011

To Float or Not to Float?

Have you ever wondered how accurate your floating point data types are for your number? You may be alarmed to find that it’s not exactly the number you tried to put in it. The answer isn’t necessarily an obvious calculation. … Continue reading

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GPS NMEA 0183 Checksum Algorithm

NMEA 0183 Message Format Written by Jeremy Chan on May 23rd, 2007 for Team Daedalus Reposted from the Daedalus Archive:¬†While working on one of my first EE projects back in 2007, I encountered a GPS checksum which I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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