NICS Guidance for GpsGate Position
Location Information (PLI)
1. Getting to the Settings dialog
If this is the first time you've run GpsGate, it will automatically bring up the Settings dialog. If you've
previously run GpsGate, or if it's currently running, its icon will be located in the Windows System Tray.
Right-click on the GpsGate icon and click Settings.
2. If you're not already there, click on the Output tab.
3. From the dropdown that says 'Select from list and click "Add" button', choose " (Send)".
4. Click Add.
5. You should be at the GpsGate Connect Wizard. In the box labeled 'GpsGate Server Address:', they've
pre-populated it with ''. Edit that to: ‘’ (no quotes)
6. Click on the button labeled "Connect options..."
7. The "Server" box should contain the URL you entered in step 5. For the "Port", use: 42002
8. Under "Protocol", click on the dropdown that says "Auto detect" and choose: UDP
9. Click OK to close the "Connect options" dialog.
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10. You should be back at previous screen, "GpsGate Connect Wizard." Click "Next".
11. Here you will provide a username and password.
Username: [for example:]
*Usernames must adhere to this convention for NICS to process them correctly
Password: Select a password that meets your organizations requirements
12. After you've entered your username and password correctly, click "Advanced".
13. Ensure the "Save position every..." radio button is selected.
14. Enter a value of "30" into the first box, and select "Seconds" from the dropdown. Organizations can
choose other reporting frequencies as needed.
15. Once you've entered an interval and selected the proper time unit, click "Finish".
16. You've successfully added a server to send your GPS data to, and it is selected in your "Active
output" list.
17. You can dismiss the "Settings" dialog by clicking the "X" in the upper right-hand corner.
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