[teqc] translating .rt17 files - without attachment

Lou Estey lou at unavco.org
Thu Jun 3 08:43:29 MDT 2004

FYI, this back from Sibylle Goebell.  It will be interesting
to here how this turns out in the end.  --lou

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [teqc] translating .rt17 files - without attachment
Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 16:05:44 +0200
From: Sibylle Goebell <sgoebell at awi-bremerhaven.de>
To: Lou Estey <lou at unavco.org>
References: <40BF1252.3060203 at awi-bremerhaven.de> <40BF2B94.1070501 at unavco.org>

Dear Lou,

> I think people on the list need some background.  Are you still 
> attempting
> to output 10-Hz RT17 data from an RS-232 port on a Trimble receiver?


> Back
> in April I suggested that you try 1 Hz data, which you then collected and
> translated without problem.


> Back then I also made the estimate that you would
> need a clean 80 kbaud connection to keep up with 10 Hz data -- 
> probably less
> if the RT17 were in concise rather than expanded, but still I'd expect 
> that
> you'd need something like 60 kbaud.  (You didn't mention what the current
> baud rate you are using.)
Currently, I think, it is set to something like 32000. We changed it do
59000, since this was
the highest possible option to chose from.

> Being the list owner, I got the original mailing with the attached 
> datafile.
> It is hopelessly corrupted.  I suspect that your RS-232 connection is 
> still
> too slow to keep up with the data rate, or that the data collection 
> software
> is not able to keep up.
> If outputting 10-Hz RT17 is a requirement for your project

Yes, it is.

> , I suggest directly
> contacting Trimble for assistance.
Ok, I will do that.

Best Regards,

> BR,
> --lou
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