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  1. Hi, I'm trying send GPS (adafruit Ultimate GPS FeatherWing) coordinates to another location using XBees and then displaying GPS data on an LCD (Sharp 96 Booster Pack) using Energia. This involves 2 pairs of Xbees (4 total 2 different ranges), 3 MSP-EXP432P401R (Black Version), the GPS and the LCD. I wrote some code for the first MSP432 on getting GPS data and getting it to the XBee to transmit to another MSP432 (connected to 2 XBees). Although I haven't been able to test it (GPS and XBees aren't here yet) I feel like it will at least be close if not functional.GPStoXBEE.ino After writing the data to the XBee which should then transmit to it's paired XBee that the 2nd MSP432 is connected to. I then want to write the incoming data to the larger ranged XBee also connected to the 2nd MSP432 shown in the following code. XBEEtoXBEE.ino I think my method is kind of right but I won't get the correct output. I believe it will only be taking one char at a time every time the readXBee function is called. So how would I make it print the entirety of the GPS data if I don't know how long/what the data will be ahead of time? I just want to transmit exactly what I'm getting from the GPS itself. Lastly I have another longer ranged XBee connected to the 3rd MSP432 along with an LCD. I want to take the GPS data that is being received from the 2nd MSP432 and print it to the display. I edited the LCD example to get the following XBEEtoLCD.ino and it kind of works, I am able to print from the serial to the display but its only one character at a time every second and the char gets overwritten by the next char. How will can I change the code so that it will print what ever is in the serial in one go? Thanks in Advance
  2. So I could connect the XBee to the Rx and Tx pins where the jumpers are located?
  3. Hi I'm new to using both the MSP-EXP432P401R (Black Version) and Energia. I want to attach a GPS (adafruit Ultimate GPS FeatherWing https://www.adafruit.com/product/3133) and an XBee to the micro-controller so I can send GPS data to another MSP432 micro-controller with an XBee. I see I can attach the GPS or XBee to the hardware uart pins 3.2(Rx) and 3.3(Tx) their listed as pins 3 and 4 respectively on the Energia Pin Map (https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/951776/15053945/5f47bac6-1305-11e6-9ab5-c71d425194ce.jpeg) but where can I find two other hardware pins for attaching a second the second device? Or can I use some other pins (SPI or something) to have both items connected to the micro-controller?
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