Writing programs against your instruments

Focus on function, not NMEA!
An ActiveX control for integration in other software, that interprets some NMEA sentences from the comm port of a PC and generates events with data. This gives an excellent simple interface for programming against your instruments. Here in this web you can download the compiled control or the source code, you just have to register for serial number to unlock the code. Free of charge.
Sailfish NMEA 32 ActiveX control simplifies the interface between the NMEA communication and your own piece of software. The control can handle wind, log and GPS messages.
System requirements:
Any ActiveX capable (Intel)PC  with comm port.
Operating environment:  Windows XP
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