[teqc] Leica Measurement Engine version in teqc generated rinexfile

Shelby H. Griggs, PLS sgriggs at orbitechinc.com
Mon Feb 1 11:16:04 MST 2010


Leica DOES NOT include the ME version, see header sample:

     2              OBSERVATION DATA    G                   RINEX VERSION / 
TYPE
LEICA GEO OFFICE 7.0                    1-2-10 10:10        PGM / RUN BY / 
DATE
Shelby H. Griggs    OrbiTech, Inc.                          OBSERVER / 
AGENCY
1009                                                        MARKER NAME
1009                                                        MARKER NUMBER
458697              LEICA GX1230        7.50                REC # / TYPE / 
VERS
                    LEIAX1202       NONE                    ANT # / TYPE

Regards,

Shelby H. Griggs, PLS
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OrbiTech, Inc.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lou Estey" <lou at unavco.org>
To: "teqc" <teqc at ls.unavco.org>
Sent: Monday, February 01, 2010 09:19
Subject: Re: [teqc] Leica Measurement Engine version in teqc generated 
rinexfile


> Dear Uwe,
>
>> when rinexing Leica mdb files with teqc, the version of the measurement 
>> engine, as part of
>> the firmware, is not included in the final rinex file.
>>
>> Is it possible to include the version of the measurement engine when 
>> rinexing with teqc?
>>
>> If not yet, perhaps in the next version?
>> (of course only when the version of the measurement engine is included in 
>> the mdb file)
>>
>>
>> example with the version of the measurement engine:
>> 355315              LEICA GRX1200GGPRO  7.53/3.018          REC # / TYPE 
>> / VERS
>>
>> example without the version of the measurement engine:
>> 355315              LEICA GRX1200GGPRO  7.53                REC # / TYPE 
>> / VERS
>
> Well, that's easy enough to do.  The question is: should it be done?
> The field I'm currently extracting from MDB 104 (0x68) is explicitly
> labeled (in the Leica MDB documentation) as "Version no. of firmware".
> What you're asking for as an addendum is labeled as "Version of
> measurement engine".  The field in RINEX 2.11 is labeled as
> "Version: e.g. Internal Software Version", which is usually assumed
> to mean firmware.
>
> Is Leica's RINEX conversion including the measurement engine version?
> If so, I'm ok with including it in teqc.
>
> --lou
>
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