rtAshtech Data Collector



This application logs observations from an Ashtech Z-XII receiver. It records observations directly into the RINEX format. A number of optional outputs are possible. The raw messages from a receiver can be recorded. Observations can also be recorded in a format that is easily imported into numerical packages.

Command Summary

Optional Arguments:
Short Arg. Long Arg. Description
-h --help Print help usage.
-v --verbose Increased diagnostic messages.
-r --raw Record raw observations.
-l --log Record log entries.
-t --text Record observations as simple text files.
-o --rinex-obs=<arg> Naming convention for RINEX observations files.
-n --rinex-nav=<arg> Naming convention for RINEX navigation files.
-T --text-obs=<arg> Naming convention for observations files in simple text files.
-i --input Where to read ashTech data. Can be a file or a serial device (ser:/dev/ttyS0), a tcp port (tcp:hostname:port), or standard input (the default).


> rtAshtech -p /dev/ttyS1
> rtAshtech -o "minute\%03j\%02H\%02M.\%02yo"


rtAshtech only works on UNIX systems with POSIX compliant serial ports.

-- NicoleQuindara - 05 Aug 2011
Topic revision: r2 - 05 Aug 2011, NicoleQuindara

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