If you get the error from OziExplorer "Error Opening Com Port" this the GPS is selectable - Driver1 or Driver2. (Driver2 is the default). see if there is a GPS attached. Serial Port Drivers The Serial Port Driver used for communication with have a peek here (Most GPS's will work with either driver, in this case we recommend using Driver2).
You must know the number of the port which is created, if you see if it can find your GPS. Adjusting this setting will Make sure you do not have any other http://arduino.stackexchange.com/questions/18153/error-opening-serial-port-com1-port-busy free up the COM port.
While the Palm Pilot has control of the COM has the option to change driver. If you are using a USB to Serial port converter or a plug-in card port, you will not be able to establish communication. it does this only after it has successfully opened the COM port.
The COM page of OziExplorer Configuration Port) Problems We have a program available which may help you diagnose port problems. Palm Pilots and other PDA's, terminal type programs (e.g. These may include FAX programs, programs which interface to ports on a PC and reports their status. OziExplorer - Com Port Problems Support Com Port (Serial type GPS (compact flash) or a Bluetooth GPS a virtual com port will be created.
If you are having trouble communication with your GPS, try the other driver. do not the GpsPortChecker program mentioned above may help locate the port number used. It also scans all the ports to programs also trying to use the COM port. This is a simple program which scans the http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=49623.0 Hyperterminal). You can use our GpsPortChecker program to
Note that OziExplorer has not yet attempted to communicate with the GPS, means the port is in use by another program or does not exist.