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McMurdo Station GPS Survey System - Specifications


Specifications and Technical Information
Base receiver type Trimble NetR8
Base receiver memory 4GB, partitioned for low-rate (15 sec) and high-rate (2Hz and 10Hz) data logging 
Base receiver internal UPS capacity~8 hours run time
Base antenna type AOA Dorne Margolin Choke Ring with Radome
RTK radio transmitter type Pacific Crest RFM96 2W
RTK radio transmitter frequency 418 MHz
RTK broadcast format CMR+ at 9600 baud
RTK radio transmitter power 2 W
RTK survey range ~ 5 km
Rover receiver type Trimble R7 and 5700
Rover receiver memory 512 Mb compact flash card (24 months continuous at 30 sec logging rate)
Rover antenna type Trimble Zephyr or Zephyr Geodetic
Rover radio type Pacific Crest RFM96
Rover internal battery life <1 hours
Rover external battery life 12-48 hours depending on battery size
Kinematic survey accuracy (horizontal) 1cm + 1ppm (x baseline length)
Kinematic survey accuracy (vertical) 2cm + 2ppm (x baseline length)
Static survey accuracy (horizontal) 5mm + 0.5ppm (x baseline length)
Static survey accuracy (vertical) 5mm + 1ppm (x baseline length)

Last modified: 2019-12-24  02:12:46  America/Denver