How to send RTK base station corrections to ArduPilot with Mission Planner, QGroundControl and MAVProxy

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This tutorial covers how to configure MissionPlanner and QGroundControl to send RTK base station corrections to the autopilot. The instructions have been tested with simpleRTK2B, simpleRTK2Blite and simpleRTK3B GNSS receivers.

If you want to use a NTRIP service, check this tutorial.

Required hardware:

Required software:

How to send RTK base station corrections to ArduPilot with Mission Planner, QGroundControl and MAVProxy?

  1. Configure your GNSS receiver as a base station. If you don´t know how to do it, follow ArduSimple’s tutorial How to configure simpleRTK2B as static base station.
    If you have a simpleRTK3B, you can follow this tutorial to configure it as a base station.
  2. Connect your GNSS antenna to your receiver. Make sure the antenna is in a location with good view of the sky.
  3. Connect the autopilot to your PC using USB cable or radio telemetry link.
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