GNSS tracelog

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A good way to get involved in the OpenStreetMap project is to upload GNSS (GPS, Galileo or GLONASS) trace. Recorded by your satellite receiver or mobile phone, the typical trace is a record of your location every second, or every meter ("tracelog"). Convert it to GPX format if it wasn't done for you automatically. The collected data can be displayed as a background of thin lines or little dots within the map editor. These lines and dots can then be used to help you add map features (such as roads and footpaths), similar to tracing from aerial imagery. GPS Satellite NASA art-iif.jpg
  Record   Convert   Modify tracelog   Upload   Accuracy   GPS Reviews  
  • Record – The basics of different types of device, and how to record a tracelog
  • Convert to GPX(optional) a simple process that may be required before you can upload your traces
  • Modify tracelog(optional) For a variety of reasons, you may want to modify a tracelog before uploading it.
  • Upload – How to upload a GPX file using the website.
  • Accuracy of GPS data – The accuracy of GPS data depends on many factors
  • GPS Reviews – Thinking of getting a GPS Receiver to add data to OSM? These reviews are here to help