[teqc] teqc and "recent" rt27 format change

Lou Estey lou at unavco.org
Wed Jun 6 10:16:47 MDT 2018


dear Mathieu,

With the sample Trimble RT27 file that you sent (and, btw, thanks for that),
nothing unexpected happens:

[723] teqc +meta Sample_RT27_log
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
! Notice ! Trimble BSTR 0x55-22 (unknown): no routine in teqc
filename:                Sample_RT27_log
file format:             Trimble BSTR
file size (bytes):       3605918
start date & time:       2018-06-06 10:05:31.000
final date & time:       2018-06-06 10:21:58.000
sample interval:         1.0000
possible missing epochs: 0
4-char station code:     Samp
station name:            -Unknown-
station ID number:
antenna ID number:       -Unknown-
antenna type:            -Unknown-
antenna latitude (deg):      47.298988807
antenna longitude (deg):     -1.508875865
antenna elevation (m):            79.1697
antenna height (m):      0.0000
receiver ID number:      -Unknown-
receiver type:           TRIMBLE
receiver firmware:       -Unknown-

I'm assuming that record 0x55 subtype 22 is the new thing:
 > One of the changes states : Improve RT27 longitude velocity subtype
... but you still get out coordinates even with teqc not able to read
this new 0x55-22.

cheers,
--lou

On 05-Jun-18 01:43 PM, Mathieu Peyréga wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> no I have not tested it yet...
> 
> I would prefer to make sure that teqc is ready to handle the change before doing the upgrade as the station is included in french CORS and I 
> would prefer not needding to handle upgrade / teqc fail / downgrade event sequence
> 
> Do you think you are able to ask Trimble some data sample under your NDA regarding RT27 format and check hw teqc behaves ?
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Mathieu
> 
> 
> 
> Le 05/06/2018 à 21:37, Lou Estey a écrit :
>> Did you test it?  But given the wording in the release notes, it sounds like Trimble
>> has introduced something new in RT27 where code in teqc would have to be changed in order
>> to use it.
>>
>> --lou
>>
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>> On 05-Jun-18 01:03 PM, Mathieu Peyréga wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> i'd like to upgrade a Trimble BD970 board receiver that is currently in 5.21 version to the recently released 5.34
>>>
>>> http://trl.trimble.com/dscgi/ds.py/Get/File-881142/BD9XX_V5.3X%20Release%20Notes.pdf
>>>
>>> One of the changes states : Improve RT27 longitude velocity subtype.
>>>
>>> As my Rinex production chain is based on teqc parsing the rt27 datastream, I'd like to make sure that this change will not break things.
>>>
>>> Did someone tested those new firmwares yet against teqc ?
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Mathieu Peyréga


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