[time-nuts] MiniMac 2816AT
jim77742 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 05:09:27 EST 2011
I love the "lightweight" comment.
It has to weigh 20kg!
On 7 March 2011 19:19, <GandalfG8 at aol.com> wrote:
> It seems to be an L1/L2 dual frequency surveying receiver.
> Searching for "minimac 2816", without the "AT", seemed to produce a few
> more results with the following from 1988 amongst them....
> A new portable dual-frequency Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver is
> being delivered to customers by Aero Service. The MINI-MAC Model 2816
> receiver is lightweigt, portable, and designed for operation by one person
> field environments. The receiver is packaged to withstand harsh
> environmental conditions and deliver dual-frequency data of the highest
> Decoded broadcast ephemerides allow for field data. Time and pseudoranges
> obtained via the unit’s coarse/acquisition (C/A) code L1 capability are
> used to
> obtain precise time synchronization. The receivers record on canonical
> so it is not necessary to start different receivers at the same time in
> order to maintain synchronous phase observations. The MINI-MAC 2816
> is capable of tracking up to eight satellites simultaneously using C/A
> on L1 and Aero’s proven proprietary codeless methods on L2. An L1-only
> version, Model 1816, is also available. Phase lock can be maintained on up
> eight satellites in kinematic operations. The receiver is designed for
> future implementation of kinematic software without any required hardware
> changes. Various aspects of the receiver are discussed and details of a
> number of
> field results are provided.
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