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Checklist for Requesting Additions to


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6 August 2007

  • I am a representative of the manufacturer of the equipment, familiar with the products, and authorized to interface with the IGS regarding standardized equipment naming.
  • The additions I am requesting are geodetic equipment relevant to the IGS.
  • I have reviewed and verified that the equipment I am requesting to be added is not already in
  • I understand that changes are not ordinarily permitted after a code has been added to I have checked carefully for typographical errors, etc. I am not requesting addition of preliminary names that might change.
  • I have verified that the additions I am requesting have a one-to-one correspondence with unique hardware models.
  • The codes I am providing meet the format specifications found in the header of
  • The codes and descriptions I am providing will allow an equipment owner to easily identify the correct code based on markings on the equipment.
  • The codes I am providing are what my company's translation software will place in the RINEX header under ordinary usage.
  • The antenna codes and radome codes I am providing are identical to those used in NGS's Antenna Calibration tables (
  • The antenna codes and radome codes I am providing are identical to those used in Geo++'s GNPCVDB database (
  • If the antenna codes and radome codes I am providing are not yet in NGS's or Geo++'s calibration tables, I can ensure that the proposed codes meet NGS's and Geo++'s format requirements and that the same codes will be provided to the calibration laboratories.
  • I am providing complete proposed entries, comprised of codes and descriptions in the format of
  • Antenna model names shall start with A-Z or 0-9, unless if otherwise allowed by the Central Bureau. Please contact us for more info.