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TrimbleTools.com TBC Residual Plotting

I have added a new system to the TrimbleTools.com plotting tools. If you are a user of Trimble Business Center you can create residuals as part of the baseline processing, the residuals are a very good way to determine the … Continue reading

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TrimbleTools.Com Tracking Plotting

I have changed the TrimbleTools.com T0x Tracking plotting system to now plot the SNR’s for individual SV’s, previously it just showed if the SV was being tracked or not for an epoch. Which made the plot look nicer but had … Continue reading

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Antenna.ini information Updates

When using RTCM V3 for transmitting base observations (AKA base corrections) the rover needs to know the base station antenna information otherwise if the rover operated there would be significant vertical errors. (>8cm for some antennas) This is not an … Continue reading

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Panic Status Board Widgets

Panic software have released a little app for the iPad that allowed you to turn it into a status board display. I have created a few widgets that you can get from http://trimbletools.com/Status_Board.html GNSS Healthy SVs Heathy GNSS SV’s GPS … Continue reading

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Multi platform Data Collector (DCOL/Trimcomm) Decoder

I am working on rewriting the Data Collector Decoder system that is used in RT_Traffic and CMR_Decode so that it will run on Mac and Linux, in addition to Windows. You can get the current version of this from https://github.com/jcmb/jcmbsoft/tree/master/multi/DCOL, … Continue reading

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Downloading all the files from a SPS/NetRx receiver via FTP

The Trimble GPS receivers have a number of ways that you can get the data from them, FTP Push, my favorite Mail Push FTP Download HTTP Download When you can not get the receiver to push you the data then … Continue reading

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Combining Multiple Hourly files into a 24 hour file

One of the things that comes up often in dealing with files is that we often log them in hour files but want to process them in a whole day. There are there 4NT and Command scripts that work for … Continue reading

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Using Nagios For Monitoring Trimble GNSS Receivers

As part of the testing that I do I have a significant number, normally around 12, of receivers that are being run 24/7. The 24/7 is the theory, but in practice there is often one not working correctly due to … Continue reading

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Nagios Installation

There are two things that you need to do for Nagios on Ubuntu Fix the Disk Monitor, to solve the /home/name/.gvfs is not accessible problem. You need to add -A -i ‘.gvfs’ to the end of the command lines in … Continue reading

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Telling EXIM4 to avoid using TLS

Nagios as it is packaged for Ubuntu requires Exim4 for mail, which is poor since I should be able to use any mail agent. Especially since EXIM4 is a huge pain. If you are using a SMTP server that supports … Continue reading

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