Formats Updates

File Formats
  • Proposal for GNSS attitude quaternion exchange using ORBEX
  • Latest version of ORBEX This format is still being developed, and not an official format.
  • Latest version of RINEX 3.04 The release notes can be downloaded from here
  • RINEX updates to handle phase shifts & other new features
  • IGS file formats
  • IGS ERP file format (version 2)
  • IGS table of receiver and antenna equipment

    SP3 Satellite Files

  • Use the SP3 orbit accuracy codes
  • Handling IGS reference frame changes
  • SP3 orbit interpolation algorithms:
  • Syntax of SP3 file comment lines
  • Perl script to convert IGS orbit files from current SP3C format to obsolete SP3A (from G. Gendt & Th. Nischan); see IGS Mail 5000