BRDC navigation file

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BRDC navigation file

by EarthdataForumContributor » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:13 pm America/New_York

What is the BRDC (and Institut für Angewandte Geodaesie) navigation file?


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Re: BRDC navigation file

by CDDIS_support_Lori » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:54 pm America/New_York

The file yyyy/ddd/yyn/brdcddd0.yyn.Z (yyyy is the 4-digit year, ddd is the three-digit day of year and yy is the two-digit year) is the daily broadcast ephemeris file. This file is a merge of the individual site navigation files into one, non-redundant file that can be utilized by users instead of the many individual navigation files. These files are also available in yearly subdirectories of yyyy/brdc/.

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