""This one needs to be surface mounted to a PCB, so you'd have to design a board from scratch to use it."
I disagree with your opinion, because you can solder wires to the pads. So you don't need extra PCB, and is easier to do this compared to gs406…"
"Thank you so much for your quick answer.
I have some gps removed from old broken gps unit, but for my project is too heavy 30 grams. The old unit has some glitches (for time to time send by serial TTL port some strange characters for example instead…"