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Data Catalogue

GPS Data

SWS Global Positioning System (GPS) stations are as follows.

Station Lat (°N) Long (°E) GLat (°N) GLon (°E) LMT Open Closed Data Type
Vanimo, PNG -2.70141.30-11.19212.90150 Mar 1980 Sep 2009 GPS/TEC, one binary file per day,about 33Mb per file. ISM,one binary file per day, about 2.2MB per file. ISM started from 1980, 1981-1998 closed, TEC started from January 2000. An OEM4 GPS file per day, about 4800KB per file, from 2008 to 2009.
Port Moresby PNG -9.40147.10-17.92219.62150 Apr 2003 Jun 2006 GPS/TEC, one binary file per day,about 33Mb per file.
Niue, Niue -19.07190.07-20.84265.42- May 2006 Sep 2009 ISM,one binary file per day, about 5.0-6.0 MB per file.
Macquarie Island. AUS -54.50158.95-64.54248.10150 Mar 2008 Apr 2011 Oct 2009 ISM,one binary file per day, about 5.0-6.0 MB per file.
A GVS4 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 14-35KB per file. GPS data.
Weipa, QLD, AUS -12.63141.88-21.79214.41- Sep 2009 ISM,one binary file per day, about 5.0-6.0 MB per file. RINEX-format GPS data, daily zip files < 600KB. A GVS4 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 14-35KB per file since September 2009
Lord Howe Island, AUS -31.54159.08-40.08236.84- Dec 2009 RINEX-format GPS data, daily zip files. <600KB. An OEM5 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 18KB per file since December 2009.
Darwin, NT, AUS -12.45130.95-21.96202.84135 Jan 2010 ISM,one binary file per day, about 5.0-6.0 MB per file. RINEX-format GPS data, daily zip files < 600KB. A GVS4 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 14-35KB per file since June 2010.
Willis Island, QLD, AUS -16.29149.97-25.01223.62- Dec 2010 ISM,one binary file per day, about 5.0-6.0 MB per file. RINEX-format GPS data, daily zip files < 600KB. A GVS4 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 14-35KB per file since January 2011
Learmonth, WA, AUS -22.25114.08-33.60185.16120 Jan 2011 An OEM5 GPS file per 10 minutes, about 18KB per file. GPS data.

Abbreviations:

  • ISM - Ionospheric Scintillation Monitor
  • TEC - Total Electron Content
  • Lat - station latitude (decimal degrees)
  • Long - station longitude (decimal degrees)
  • GLat - geomagnetic latitude of the station
  • GLon - geomagnetic longitude of the station
  • LMT - Local Meridian Time
  • Open - date at which the equipment commenced operating
  • Closed - date at which the equipment ceased operating
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