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Using UNAVCO Real-Time CORS Data, a No-Cost Positioning Resource

UNAVCO is a non-profit consortium of Universities that coordinates the collection and dissemination of geographic information. One of the data products that they provide for research and commercial use is a network of 375 real-time continuously operating reference stations (Real-Time CORS) spread throughout North America.

The 375 real-time CORS stations are a subset of the 1,324 PBO references stations and cover the California, Oregon and Washington fairly well:

Real-Time PBO Sites

Access to streams is available via the internet using standard NTRIP protocol at no charge by simply requesting an account via email from rtgps@unavco.org.

Once you have User Name and a Password, you will probably be at a loss for how to use this resource in your everyday survey activities.

This application note might help you place the data into a reference frame that you can use.

Click [ UNAVCO_RealTimeData ] to continue reading…

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