NMEA® 0183 Information

Type

Sentence

Description

Transmit

GPAPB

APB: Heading or track controller (autopilot) sentence "B"

GPBOD

BOD: Bearing (origin to destination)

GPBWC

BWC: Bearing and distance to waypoint

GPGGA

GGA: Global positioning system fix data

GPGLL

GLL: Geographic position (latitude and longitude)

GPGSA

GSA: GNSS DOP and active satellites

GPGSV

GSV: GNSS satellites in view

GPRMB

RMB: Recommended minimum navigation information

GPRMC

RMC: Recommended minimum specific GNSS data

GPRTE

RTE: Routes

GPVTG

VTG: Course over ground and ground speed

GPWPL

WPL: Waypoint location

GPXTE

XTE: Cross track error

PGRME

E: Estimated error

PGRMM

M: Map datum

PGRMZ

Z: Altitude

SDDBT

DBT: Depth below transducer

SDDPT

DPT: Depth

SDMTW

MTW: Water temperature

SDVHW

VHW: Water speed and heading

Receive

DPT

Depth

DBT

Depth below transducer

MTW

Water temperature

VHW

Water speed and heading

WPL

Waypoint location

DSC

Digital selective calling information

DSE

Expanded digital selective calling

HDG

Heading, deviation, and variation

HDM

Heading, magnetic

MWD

Wind direction and speed

MDA

Meteorological composite

MWV

Wind speed and angle

VDM

AIS VHF data-link message

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