Firmware Version 4.2.01

Firmware version 4.2.01 adds many new features for improved performance of JAVAD receivers, as well as enhancements and bug fixes for easier operation.

The details are included in the GNSS Receiver External Interface Specification (GREIS), revised June 25, 2022.

Release Notes

Applicable Receivers

  • All JAVAD GNSS receivers
    • Exceptions:
      • TRIUMPH-LS/LS+, TRIUMPH-VS, TRIUMPH-2 rev3 and lower
      • TRE_G3T rev3 & TR_G3T rev3

New Features

  • OMEGA3 GNSS receiver support
  • RS-3S GNSS receiver support
  • TRE_DUO_IMU OEM board support
  • DeltaS-3S: external Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO)
  • Tracking: QZSS C/B signal support
  • RTCM3:
    • 1041 message support
    • NTRIP Caster functionality
  • RINEX: ZIP archive feature from converted RINEX files
  • File Push:
    • Support for multiple destinations
    • Support log-files mask
  • NMEA XDR: message for meteorological sensor data
  • CGGTTS: Text Data (TD) message: CGGTTS headers
  • Mail: support notification by e-mail
  • Time correction mode for adjustment to GPS time
  • Antenna Information (AI) message

Updated Features

  • RTK:
    • Improved performance from tuned default parameters
    • Improved RTK options with multi-base mode
  • HTTP: redirect to the master host using https:// address when TLS/SSL is in use
  • TRE-3S: OEM board support, rev. 4
  • TR-2S: OEM board support rev. 3
  • TR-3S: combine two RS ports into single connector on McAnt-3S
  • QUATTRO:
    • Supported "HE" as NMEA HDT Talker ID
    • Change tracking and positioning defaults to improve orientation performance
  • TRIUMPH-3 receivers:
    • Assign default and maximum values to PPS length
    • Record exceptions into a file
    • Restart in a few seconds on GNSS board hang
  • RTCM3:
    • Changed ID of NavIC S-band signal
    • Updated RTCM3 input mode on multiple input ports
  • RINEX: JPS2RIN converter updated to version 2.1.231
  • File Push:
    • Add option for suspend / resume
    • Update RINEX jps2rin converter for version and passing arguments
    • Early support for conversion to CGGTTS format
  • Automatic File Rotation Mode (AFRM):
    • Updated for rotation phases and different time scales
    • Respect parameters when removing files upon exceeding # files limit
  • RTPK:
    • Add version support & passing arguments
    • Update version to 1.80.30.210
    • Improved support for command-line tool
  • TCP:
    • Update connections for a specific IP port
    • Increased maximum number of output connections for modern receivers to 256
    • Add output connections count
  • Changed tracking defaults to disable tracking of rarely used signals
  • Precision Time Protocol (PTPv2): update "timeTraceable" and "frequencyTraceable"
  • RF: add parameters to tune and configure RF
  • Antenna Database: Updated to <NGS-21/11/18=854>
  • Improved messages stability at low output rates
  • Improved Single Spectrum message

Bugs Fixed

  • OMEGA: fixed rare failure to start firmware correctly
  • TRIUMPH-3 receivers:
    • Prevent FTP from changing current directory
    • Fixed log-files becoming unavailable till firmware restart
    • Fixed bytes loss on RS232 ports in long replies to the 'print' command
  • RTCM3:
    • Fixed encoding of 1045/1046 messages
    • Fixed NTRIP client rare exception
  • DUO, QUATTRO: fixed rare exception in Galileo INAV decoder
  • GPS CNAV ephemeris:
    • Fixed field "NavType" for GPS IIR-M satellites
    • Fixed slot ID for single-frequency receivers
  • RTK: fixed rare sticking to stand-alone solution
  • DUO, QUATTRO:
    • Fixed loss of raw navigation data from master antenna only
    • Fixed rare exception in Galileo INAV decoder.
  • QUATTRO:
    • Match coordinate system to v3.7.x
    • Fixed satellites status output
    • Fixed detection of outliers
    • Fixed time tag field in NMEA messages
    • Fixed time tag of RTK solution and corrected output message fields
  • TLS/SSL: fixed built-in NetBrowser support
  • Automatic File Rotation Mode (AFRM): fixed removing of oldest file
  • UDP: fixed port refusal to send data after startup with network unconfigured
  • USB: fixed operation with broken hardware
  • Session Programming: fixed handling of "period" parameter