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RINEX 3 Long Filename Creation


The RINEX 3 format defines a new naming scheme for the files. The new names are longer and more descriptive allowing more information to be self-explanatory from the name.

In the enclosed pdf is a set of recommendations that you may find useful using a new software for name conversion (RX3name), but many different organizations have implemented their own renaming methods, and some vendors already allow correct naming of RINEX 3 files but clearly not all, so some action from Station Operators is needed.

For additional information, please see IGSmail-7352: "Properly Naming your Rinex 3 files".