Up-to-Date Almanac and Ephemeris Files for NI-GNSS Toolkit

Updated Apr 10, 2018

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Software

  • GPS Simulation Toolkit
  • GLONASS Simulation Toolkit

Issue Details

I'm using NI-GNSS toolkit for simulate GPS/GLONASS signals. NI provides outdated Almanac and Ephemeris files with it. Where could I find recent Almanac and Ephemeris files?

Solution

GPS 

Note: For GPS you should use *.XXn files.


GLONASS

Note: For GLONASS you should use *.XXg files.

Additional Information

Selecting GPS Almanac Files
The toolkit requires you to provide almanac files in the SEM file format (.al3 or .AL3). You can use a custom almanac file; however, the file must conform to the SEM file format.
Selecting GPS Ephemeris Files
The toolkit requires you to provide ephemeris files that conform to the Receiver Independent Exchange (RINEX) 2.0 format. You can use a custom ephemeris file; however, the file must conform to the RINEX 2.0 format.

Selecting GLONASS Almanac Files
The toolkit requires you to provide almanac files in .agl format. You can use a custom almanac file; however, the file must conform to the .agl file format.
Selecting GLONASS Ephemeris Files
The toolkit requires you to provide ephemeris files that conform to the Receiver Independent Exchange (RINEX) 2.01 format. You can use a custom ephemeris file; however, the file must conform to the RINEX 2.01 format.

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