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At 5:46am on July 2, 2009, Reto said…
It's "long" time I did not use it, actually, so I'm not up to date with how I managed it in details. I used a Python prog to read location data (from GPS or any GPS emulator) and this prog creates a new KML file every second in its loop. Google Earth reads that KML file to update the icon location.
I add the KML files I used here for you to study (read them with some Notepad. You may find plenty of info about GE on Google. I also add the python script I used. Hope this helps.TOPdownUAV_gps.kml
TOPdownUAV_gps_link.kml
TOPdownUAV_track.kml
TOPdownUAV_track_link.kml
gegpsd_reto_4.py
Following are the settings to set up the link files in GE (screenshots from french version, sorry)

At 9:55pm on July 2, 2009, Reto said…
Not as I know. Update setting at 1 sec is Google Earth maximum. You may ask them if they eventually plan to increase that in the future.
At 8:56am on July 3, 2009, jaron said…
Nick, according to the KML reference page the refresh interval is in seconds. I've never tried a rate <1.

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