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BDS observation data download

by zhw_123 » Thu Sep 23, 2021 3:12 am America/New_York

In the RINEX 3 format meaning, it says that CO represents the BDS observation data. However, I cannot find the BDS-3 satellite observation data in CDDIS. For example, I find the observation data in 1, January 2021: ... 1/001/21o/
There is only one RINEX 3.04 file for one station (twtf). What about the other stations?
And in this file, only two BDS-3 satellites (C27,C37) are included, what about the other BDS-3 satellites?
For those two BDS-3 satellites, only one frequency data is observed, what about the other frequency like C7I?

Where can I find the observation data for BDS-3 staellites?


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Re: BDS observation data download

by ASDC - ingridgs » Thu Sep 30, 2021 2:16 pm America/New_York

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Re: BDS observation data download

by CDDIS_support_Lori » Tue Oct 19, 2021 12:07 pm America/New_York

CDDIS and the other data centers only archive mixed observation data files. While it is possible to have single observations files, almost all new receivers are multi-constellation and produce mixed observation files – which are also the most useful.

CDDIS is not able to answer which BDS satellites are tracked by certain stations. That would have to be a question to the IGS or the station operators.

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