Changeset 7651 in ntrip


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Jan 5, 2016, 10:59:05 AM (4 years ago)
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  • trunk/BNC/src/bncwindow.cpp

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    10731073  _reqcObsFileChooser = new qtFileChooser(0, qtFileChooser::Files);
    10741074  _reqcObsFileChooser->setFileName(settings.value("reqcObsFile").toString());
    1075   _reqcObsFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to input observation files in RINEX v2 or v3 format.</p><p>Note that when in 'Analyze' mode, specifying at least one RINEX observation file is mandatory.</p>"));
    10761075
    10771076  _reqcNavFileChooser = new qtFileChooser(0, qtFileChooser::Files);
    10781077  _reqcNavFileChooser->setFileName(settings.value("reqcNavFile").toString());
    1079   _reqcNavFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to input navigation files in RINEX v2 or v3 format.</p><p>Note that when in 'Analyze' mode, specifying at least one RINEX navigation file is mandatory.</p>"));
    1080 
    10811078  _reqcOutObsLineEdit = new QLineEdit(settings.value("reqcOutObsFile").toString());
    1082   _reqcOutObsLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a RINEX observation output file.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no RINEX observation output file will be produced.</p>"));
    1083 
    10841079  _reqcOutNavLineEdit = new QLineEdit(settings.value("reqcOutNavFile").toString());
    1085   _reqcOutNavLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a RINEX navigation output file.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no RINEX navigation output file will be produced.</p>"));
    1086 
    10871080  _reqcOutLogLineEdit = new QLineEdit(settings.value("reqcOutLogFile").toString());
    1088   _reqcOutLogLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a logfile.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no 'RINEX Editing & QC' logfile will be produced.</p>"));
    1089 
    10901081  _reqcPlotDirLineEdit = new QLineEdit(settings.value("reqcPlotDir").toString());
    1091   _reqcPlotDirLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a directory for saving plots in PNG format.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that plots will not be saved on disk.</p>"));
    1092 
    10931082  _reqcSkyPlotSignals = new QLineEdit(settings.value("reqcSkyPlotSignals").toString());
    1094   _reqcSkyPlotSignals->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce plots for multipath, signal-to-noise ratio, satellite availability, satellite elevation, and PDOP values. The 'Plots for signals' option lets you exactly specify the observation signals to be used for that and also enables the plot production. You can specify the navigation system, the frequency, and the tracking mode or channel as defined in RINEX Version 3. Specifications for fequency and tracking mode or channel must be seperated by ampersand character '&'. Specifications for each navigation systems must be seperated by blank character ' '.</p><p>Examples for 'Plots for signals' option:<ul><li> G:1&2 R:1&2 J:1&2 E:1&7 C:1&6 S:1<br>(Plots will be based on GPS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, GLONASS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, QZSS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, Galileo observations on 1st and 7th frequency, BeiDou observations on 1st and 6th frequency, SBAS observations on 1st frequency.)</li><li>G:1C&5X<br>(Plots will be based on GPS observations on 1st frequency in C tracking mode and GPS observations on 5th frequency in X tracking mode.)</li><li>C:6I&7I<br>(Plots will be based on BeiDou observations on 6th frequency in I tracking mode and BeiDou observations on 7th frequency in I tracking mode.)<li></ul></p><p>Default is 'C:2&7 E:1&5 G:1&2 J:1&2 R:1&2 S:1&5'. Specifying an empty option string would be overruled by this default.</p>"));
    10951083
    10961084  connect(_reqcSkyPlotSignals, SIGNAL(textChanged(const QString &)),
     
    10991087  _reqcLogSummaryOnly = new QCheckBox();
    11001088  _reqcLogSummaryOnly->setCheckState(Qt::CheckState(settings.value("reqcLogSummaryOnly").toInt()));
    1101   _reqcLogSummaryOnly->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>By default BNC produces a detailed 'Logfile' providing all information resulting from editing or analyzing RINEX data. If that is too much information, you can limit the logfile contents to a short summary.</p><p>Tick 'Summary only' to suppress a full logfile output and instead produce a logfile containing only summary information.</p>"));
    11021089
    11031090  ir = 0;
     
    11561143  _sp3CompFileChooser = new qtFileChooser(0, qtFileChooser::Files);
    11571144  _sp3CompFileChooser->setFileName(settings.value("sp3CompFile").toString());
    1158   _sp3CompFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can compare two SP3 files containing GNSS satellite orbit and clock information.</p></p>Specify the full path to two files with orbits and clocks in SP3 format, separate them by comma.</p>"));
    11591145  _sp3CompFileChooser->setMinimumWidth(15*ww);
    11601146  _sp3CompFileChooser->setMaximumWidth(40*ww);
     
    11631149  _sp3CompExclude->setMinimumWidth(18*ww);
    11641150  _sp3CompExclude->setMaximumWidth(18*ww);
    1165   _sp3CompExclude->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify satellites to exclude them from orbit and clock comparision. Example:<p>G04,G31,R</p><p>This excludes GPS satellites RPN 4 and 31 as well as all GLONASS satellites from the comparision.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no satellite is excluded from the comparison.</p>"));
    11661151
    11671152  _sp3CompLogLineEdit = new QLineEdit(settings.value("sp3CompOutLogFile").toString());
    1168   _sp3CompLogLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a logfile to save comparison results.</p><p>Specifying a logfile is mandatory. Comparing SP3 files and not saving the results on disk would be meaningless.</p>"));
    11691153  _sp3CompLogLineEdit->setMinimumWidth(18*ww);
    11701154  _sp3CompLogLineEdit->setMaximumWidth(18*ww);
     
    12891273  _canvas->setLayout(mLayout);
    12901274
    1291   // WhatsThis
    1292   // ---------
    1293   _proxyHostLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>If you are running BNC within a protected Local Area Network (LAN), you might need to use a proxy server to access the Internet. Enter your proxy server IP and port number in case one is operated in front of BNC. If you do not know the IP and port of your proxy server, check the proxy server settings in your Internet browser or ask your network administrator.</p><p>Note that IP streaming is sometimes not allowed in a LAN. In this case you need to ask your network administrator for an appropriate modification of the local security policy or for the installation of a TCP relay to the Ntrip broadcasters. If these are not possible, you might need to run BNC outside your LAN on a network that has unobstructed connection to the Internet.</p>"));
     1275  // WhatsThis, Network
     1276  // ------------------
     1277  _proxyHostLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>If you are running BNC within a protected Local Area Network (LAN), you may need to use a proxy server to access the Internet. Enter your proxy server IP and port number in case one is operated in front of BNC. If you do not know the IP and port of your proxy server, check the proxy server settings in your Internet browser or ask your network administrator.</p><p>Note that IP streaming is sometimes not allowed in a LAN. In this case you need to ask your network administrator for an appropriate modification of the local security policy or for the installation of a TCP relay to the Ntrip broadcasters. If this is not possible, you may need to run BNC outside your LAN on a network that has unobstructed connection to the Internet.</p>"));
    12941278  _proxyPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter your proxy server port number in case a proxy is operated in front of BNC.</p>"));
    1295   _sslCaCertPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Communication with an Ntrip broadcaster over SSL requires the exchange of client and/or server certificates. Specify the path to a directory where you save certificates on your system. Don't try communication via SSL if you are not sure wheter this is supported by the involved Ntrip broadcaster. Note that SSL communication is usually done over port 443.</p>"));
     1279  _sslCaCertPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Communication with an Ntrip broadcaster over SSL requires the exchange of client and/or server certificates. Specify the path to a directory where you save certificates on your system. Don't try communication via SSL if you are not sure wheter this is supported by the involved Ntrip broadcaster.</p><p>Note that SSL communication is usually done over port 443.</p>"));
    12961280  _sslIgnoreErrorsCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>SSL communication may involve queries coming from the Ntrip broadcaster. Tick 'Ignore SSL authorization erros' if you don't want to be bothered with this.</p>"));
    1297   _outWaitSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When feeding a real-time GNSS network engine waiting for synchronized input epoch by epoch, BNC drops whatever is received later than 'Wait for full obs epoch' seconds. A value of 3 to 5 seconds is recommended, depending on the latency of the incoming streams and the delay acceptable to your real-time GNSS network engine or products.</p>"));
    1298   _outFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a file where synchronized observations are saved in plain ASCII format. Beware that the size of this file can rapidly increase depending on the number of incoming streams.</p>"));
    1299   _outPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce synchronized observations in a plain ASCII format on your local host through an IP port. Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
    1300   _outUPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce unsynchronized observations in a plain ASCII format on your local host through an IP port. Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
    1301   _ephOutPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce ephemeris data in RINEX ASCII format on your local host through an IP port. Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
     1281
     1282  // WhatsThis, General
     1283  // ------------------
     1284  _logFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Records of BNC's activities are shown in the 'Log' tab on the bottom of this window. They can be saved into a file when a valid path for that is specified in the 'Logfile (full path)' field.</p><p>The logfile name will automatically be extended by a string '_YYMMDD' carrying the current date.</p>"));
     1285  _rnxAppendCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When BNC is started, new files are created by default and file content already available under the same name will be overwritten. However, users might want to append already existing files following a regular restart or a crash of BNC or its platform.</p><p>Tick 'Append files' to continue with existing files and keep what has been recorded so far.</p>"));
     1286  _onTheFlyComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When operating BNC online in 'no window' mode, some configuration parameters can be changed on-the-fly without interrupting the running process. For that BNC rereads parts of its configuration in pre-defined intervals.<p></p>Select '1 min', '5 min', '1 hour', or '1 day' to force BNC to reread its configuration every full minute, five minutes, hour, or day and let in between edited configuration options become effective on-the-fly without terminating uninvolved threads.</p><p>Note that when operating BNC in window mode, on-the-fly changeable configuration options become effective immediately via button 'Save & Reread Configuration'.</p>"));
     1287  _autoStartCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Auto start' for auto-start of BNC at startup time in window mode with preassigned processing options.</p>"));
     1288  _rawOutFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Save all data coming in through various streams in the received order and format in one file.</p><p>This option is primarily meant for debugging purposes.</p>"));
     1289
     1290  // WhatsThis, RINEX Observations
     1291  // -----------------------------
     1292  _rnxPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Here you specify the path to where the RINEX Observation files will be stored.</p><p>If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create RINEX Observation files.</p>"));
     1293  _rnxIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the RINEX Observation file.</p>"));
     1294  _rnxSamplSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the RINEX Observation sampling interval in seconds.</p><p>A value of zero '0' tells BNC to store all received epochs into RINEX Observation files.</p>"));
     1295  _rnxSkelLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC allows using personal RINEX skeleton files that contain the RINEX header records you would like to include. You can derive a skeleton file from information given in an up to date sitelog.</p><p>A file in the RINEX Observations 'Directory' with a 'Skeleton extension' suffix is interpreted by BNC as a personal RINEX header skeleton file for the corresponding stream.</p>"));
     1296  _rnxFileCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick check box 'Skeleton mandatory' in case you want that RINEX files are only produced if skeleton files are available for BNC. If no skeleton file is available for a particular source then no RINEX Observation file will be produced from the affected stream.</p><p>Note that a skeleton file contains RINEX header information such as receiver and antenna types. In case of stream conversion to RINEX Version 3, a skeleton file should also contain information on potentially available observation types. A missing skeleton file will therefore enforce BNC to only save a default set of RINEX 3 observation types.</p>"));
     1297  _rnxScrpLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Whenever a RINEX Observation file is finally saved, you may want to compress, copy or upload it immediately, for example via FTP. BNC allows you to execute a script/batch file to carry out such operation.</p><p>Specify the full path of a script or batch file. BNC will pass the full RINEX Observation file path to the script as command line parameter (%1 on Windows systems, $1 on Unix/Linux/Mac systems).</p>"));
     1298  _rnxV2Priority->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a priority list of characters defining signal attributes as defined in RINEX Version 3. Priorities will be used to map observations with RINEX Version 3 attributes from incoming streams to Version 2. The underscore character '_' stands for undefined attributes. A question mark '?' can be used as wildcard which represents any one character.</p><p>Signal priorities can be specified either as equal for all systems or as system specific. The following are example priority strings:</li><ul><li>'CWPX_?' (Same signal priorities valid for all systems)</li><li>'G:CWPX_? R:PCX_? E:CPX_?' (Specific signal priorities for GPS, GLONASS and Galileo system)</li></ul>Default is priority list 'CWPX_?'.</p>"));
     1299  _rnxV3CheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The default format for RINEX Observation files is RINEX Version 2.</p><p>Select 'Version 3' if you want to save observations in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
     1300  _rnxV3filenameCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Version 3 filenames' to let BNC create so-called extended filenames following the RINEX Version 3 standard.</p><p>Default is an empty check box, meaning to create filenames following the RINEX Version 2 standard although the file content is saved in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
     1301
     1302  // WhatsThis, RINEX Ephemeris
     1303  // --------------------------
     1304  _ephPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the path for saving Broadcast Ephemeris data as RINEX Navigation files.</p><p>If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create RINEX Navigation files.</p>"));
     1305  _ephIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the RINEX Navigation file.</p>"));
     1306  _ephOutPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce ephemeris data in RINEX Navigation ASCII format on your local host through an IP port.</p><p>Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
     1307  _ephV3CheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The default format for output of RINEX Navigation data containing Broadcast Ephemeris is RINEX Version 2.</p><p>Select 'Version 3' if you want to output ephemeris in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
     1308  _ephV3filenameCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Version 3 filenames' to let BNC create so-called extended filenames following the RINEX Version 3 standard.</p><p>Default is an empty check box, meaning to create filenames following the RINEX Version 2 standard although the file content is saved in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
     1309
     1310  // WhatsThis, RINEX Editing & QC
     1311  // -----------------------------
     1312  _reqcActionComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC allows to 'Edit or Concatenate' RINEX Version 2 or 3 files or to perform a Quality Check (QC) and 'Analyze' data following UNAVCO's famous 'teqc' program.</p>"));
     1313  _reqcEditOptionButton->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify options for editing RINEX Version 2 or 3 files.</p>"));
     1314  _reqcObsFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to input observation files in RINEX Version 2 or 3 format.</p><p>Note that when in 'Analyze' mode, specifying at least one RINEX observation file is mandatory.</p>"));
     1315  _reqcNavFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to input navigation files in RINEX Version 2 or 3 format.</p><p>Note that when in 'Analyze' mode, specifying at least one RINEX navigation file is mandatory.</p>"));
     1316  _reqcOutObsLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a RINEX Observation output file.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no RINEX Observation output file will be produced.</p>"));
     1317  _reqcOutNavLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a RINEX Navigation output file.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no RINEX Navigation output file will be produced.</p>"));
     1318  _reqcOutLogLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a logfile.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no 'RINEX Editing & QC' logfile will be produced.</p>"));
     1319  _reqcLogSummaryOnly->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>By default BNC produces a detailed 'Logfile' providing all information resulting from editing or analyzing RINEX data. If that is too much information, you can limit the logfile content to a short summary.</p><p>Tick 'Summary only' to suppress full logfile output and instead produce a logfile containing only summary information.</p>"));
     1320  _reqcPlotDirLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a directory for saving plots in PNG format.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that plots will not be saved on disk.</p>"));
     1321  _reqcSkyPlotSignals->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce plots for multipath, signal-to-noise ratio, satellite availability, satellite elevation, and PDOP values. The 'Plots for signals' option lets you exactly specify observation signals to be used for that and also enables the plot generation. You can specify the navigation system, the frequency, and the tracking mode or channel as defined in RINEX Version 3. Specifications for fequency and tracking mode or channel must be seperated by ampersand character '&'. Specifications for navigation systems must be seperated by blank character ' '.</p><p>Examples for 'Plots for signals' option:<ul><li> G:1&2 R:1&2 J:1&2 E:1&7 C:1&6 S:1<br>(Plots will be based on GPS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, GLONASS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, QZSS observations on 1st and 2nd frequency, Galileo observations on 1st and 7th frequency, BeiDou observations on 1st and 6th frequency, SBAS observations on 1st frequency.)</li><li>G:1C&5X<br>(Plots will be based on GPS observations on 1st frequency in C tracking mode and GPS observations on 5th frequency in X tracking mode.)</li><li>C:6I&7I<br>(Plots will be based on BeiDou observations on 6th frequency in I tracking mode and BeiDou observations on 7th frequency in I tracking mode.)<li></ul></p><p>Default is 'C:2&7 E:1&5 G:1&2 J:1&2 R:1&2 S:1&5'. Specifying an empty option string would be overruled by this default.</p>"));
     1322
     1323  // WhatsThis, SP3 Comparison
     1324  // -------------------------
     1325  _sp3CompFileChooser->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can compare two SP3 files containing GNSS satellite orbit and clock information.</p></p>Specify the full path to two files with orbits and clocks in SP3 format, separate them by comma.</p>"));
     1326  _sp3CompExclude->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify satellites to exclude them from orbit and clock comparision. Example:<p>G04,G31,R</p><p>This excludes GPS satellites PRN 4 and 31 as well as all GLONASS satellites from the comparision.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that no satellite is excluded from the comparison.</p>"));
     1327  _sp3CompLogLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a logfile saving comparison results.</p><p>Specifying a logfile is mandatory. Comparing SP3 files and not saving comparison results on disk would be useless.</p>"));
     1328
     1329  // WhatsThis, Feed Engine
     1330  // ----------------------
     1331  _outPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce synchronized observations in a plain ASCII format on your local host via IP port.</p><p>Specify a port number to activate this function.</p>"));
     1332  _outWaitSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When feeding a real-time GNSS network engine waiting for synchronized input epoch by epoch, BNC drops whatever is received later than 'Wait for full obs epoch' seconds.</p><p>A value of 3 to 5 seconds is recommended, depending on the latency of the incoming streams and the delay acceptable to your real-time GNSS network engine or product.</p>"));
     1333  _outSamplSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a synchronized observation sampling interval in seconds.</p><p>A value of zero '0' tells BNC to send/store all received epochs.</p>"));
     1334  _outFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a file where synchronized observations are saved in plain ASCII format.</p><p>Beware that the size of this file can rapidly increase depending on the number of incoming streams.</p>"));
     1335  _outUPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce unsynchronized observations in a plain ASCII format on your local host via IP port.</p><p>Specify a port number to activate this function.</p>"));
     1336
     1337  // WhatsThis, Serial Output
     1338  // ------------------------
     1339  _serialMountPointLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter a 'Mountpoint' to forward the corresponding stream to a serial connected receiver.</p><p>Depending on the stream content, the receiver may use it for example for Differential GNSS, Precise Point Positioning or any other purpose supported by its firmware.</p>"));
     1340  _serialPortNameLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter the serial 'Port name' selected for communication with your serial connected receiver. Valid port names are</p><pre>Windows:       COM1, COM2<br>Linux:         /dev/ttyS0, /dev/ttyS1<br>FreeBSD:       /dev/ttyd0, /dev/ttyd1<br>Digital Unix:  /dev/tty01, /dev/tty02<br>HP-UX:         /dev/tty1p0, /dev/tty2p0<br>SGI/IRIX:      /dev/ttyf1, /dev/ttyf2<br>SunOS/Solaris: /dev/ttya, /dev/ttyb</pre><p>Note that before you start BNC, you must plug a serial cable in the port defined here.</p>"));
     1341  _serialBaudRateComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a 'Baud rate' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the baud rate configured to the serial connected receiver. Using a high baud rate is recommended.</p>"));
     1342  _serialFlowControlComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a 'Flow control' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the flow control configured to the serial connected receiver. Select 'OFF' if you don't know better.</p>"));
     1343  _serialDataBitsComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the number of 'Data bits' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the number of data bits configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that often 8 data bits are used.</p>"));
     1344  _serialParityComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a 'Parity' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the parity selection configured to the serial connected receiver. The parity is often set to 'NONE'.</p>"));
     1345  _serialStopBitsComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the number of 'Stop bits' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the number of stop bits configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that often 1 stop bit is used.</p>"));
     1346  _serialAutoNMEAComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The 'NMEA' option supports the so-called 'Virtual Reference Station' (VRS) concept which requires the receiver to send approximate position information to the Ntrip Broadcaster. Select 'no' if you don't want BNC to forward or upload any NMEA message to the Ntrip Broadcaster in support of VRS.</p><p>Select 'Auto' to automatically forward NMEA messages of type GGA from your serial connected receiver to the Ntrip Broadcaster and/or save them in a file.</p><p>Select 'Manual GPGGA' or 'Manual GNGGA' if you want BNC to produce and upload GPGGA or GNGGA NMEA messages to the Ntrip Broadcaster because your serial connected receiver doesn't generate these messages. A Talker ID 'GP' preceding the GGA string stands for GPS solutions while a Talker ID 'GN' stands for multi constellation solutions.</p><p>Note that selecting 'Auto' or 'Manual' works only for VRS streams which show up under the 'Streams' canvas on BNC's main window with 'nmea' stream attribute set to 'yes'. This attribute is either extracted from the Ntrip Broadcaster's source-table or introduced by the user via editing the BNC configuration file.</p>"));
     1347  _serialFileNMEALineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a file where NMEA messages coming from your serial connected receiver are saved.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that NMEA messages will not be saved on disk.</p>"));
     1348  _serialHeightNMEALineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify an approximate 'Height' above mean sea level in meters for the reference station introduced by option 'Mountpoint'. Together with the latitude and longitude from the source-table, the height information is used to build GGA messages to be sent to the Ntrip Broadcaster.</p><p>For adjusting latitude and longitude values of a VRS stream given in the 'Streams' canvas, you can double click the latitude/longitude data fields, specify appropriate values and then hit Enter.</p><p>This option is only relevant when option 'NMEA' is set to 'Manual GPGGA' or 'Manual GNGGA' respectively.</p>"));
     1349  _serialManualNMEASamplingSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a sampling interval in seconds for manual generation and upload of NMEA GGA sentences.</p><p>A sampling rate of '0' means, the a GGA sentence will be send only once to initialize the requested VRS stream. Note that some VRS systems need GGA sentences at regular intervals.</p>"));
     1350
     1351  // WhatsThis, Outages
     1352  // ------------------
     1353  _adviseObsRateComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can collect all returns (success or failure) coming from a decoder within a certain short time span to then decide whether a stream has an outage or its content is corrupted. The procedure needs a rough estimate of the expected 'Observation rate' of the incoming streams. When a continuous problem is detected, BNC can inform its operator about this event through an advisory note.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that you don't want BNC to report on stream failures or recoveries when exceeding a threshold time span.</p>"));
     1354  _adviseFailSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>An advisory note is generated when no (or only corrupted) observations are seen throughout the 'Failure threshold' time span. A value of 15 min (default) is recommended.</p><p>A value of zero '0' means that for any stream failure, however short, BNC immediately generates an advisory note.</p>"));
     1355  _adviseRecoSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Following a stream outage or a longer series of bad observations, an advisory note is generated when valid observations are received again throughout the 'Recovery threshold' time span. A value of about 5min (default) is recommended.</p><p>A value of zero '0' means that for any stream recovery, however short, BNC immediately generates an advisory note.</p>"));
     1356  _adviseScriptLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a script or batch file to handle advisory notes generated in the event of corrupted streams or stream outages. The affected mountpoint and a comment 'Begin_Outage', 'End_Outage', 'Begin_Corrupted', or 'End_Corrupted' are passed on to the script as command line parameters.</p><p>The script may have the task to send the advisory notes by email to BNC's operator and/or to the affected stream provider.</p><p>An empty option field (default) or invalid path means that you don't want to use this option.</p>"));
     1357
     1358  // WhatsThis, Miscellaneous
     1359  // ------------------------
     1360  _miscMountLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a mountpoint to apply any of the options shown below. Enter 'ALL' if you want to apply these options to all configured streams.</p><p>An empty option field (default) means that you don't want BNC to apply any of these options.</p>"));
     1361  _miscIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can average latencies per stream over a certain period of GPS time. The resulting mean latencies are recorded in the 'Log' tab at the end of each 'Log latency' interval together with results of a statistical evaluation (approximate number of covered epochs, data gaps).</p><p>Select a 'Log latency' interval or select the empty option field if you do not want BNC to log latencies and statistical information.</p>"));
     1362  _miscScanRTCMCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Scan RTCM' to log the numbers of incomming message types as well as contained antenna coordinates, antenna heigt, and antenna descriptor.</p><p>In case of RTCM Version 3 MSM streams, BNC will also log contained RINEX Version 3 observation types.</p>."));
     1363  _miscPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can output an incoming stream through an IP port of your local host.</p><p>Specify a port number to activate this function.</p>"));
     1364
     1365  // WhatsThis, PPP (1)
     1366  // ------------------
     1367// weber
     1368
    13021369  _corrPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can produce Broadcast Ephemeris Corrections on your local host through an IP port. Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
    1303   _rnxPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Here you specify the path to where the RINEX Observation files will be stored. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create RINEX Observation files.</p>"));
    1304   _ephPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the path for saving Broadcast Ephemeris data as RINEX Navigation files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create RINEX Navigation files.</p>"));
    13051370  _corrPathLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a directory for saving Broadcast Ephemeris Correction files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create the files.</p>"));
    1306   _rnxScrpLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Whenever a RINEX Observation file is saved, you might want to compress, copy or upload it immediately via FTP. BNC allows you to execute a script/batch file to carry out these operations. To do that specify the full path of the script/batch file here. BNC will pass the full RINEX Observation file path to the script as a command line parameter (%1 on Windows systems, $1 on Unix/Linux/Mac systems).</p>"));
    1307   _rnxSkelLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC allows using personal skeleton files that contain the header records you would like to include. You can derive a personal RINEX header skeleton file from the information given in an up to date sitelog.</p><p>A file in the RINEX Observations 'Directory' with a 'Skeleton extension' suffix is interpreted by BNC as a personal RINEX header skeleton file for the corresponding stream.</p>"));
    1308   _rnxFileCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick check box 'Skeleton mandatory' in case you want that RINEX files are only produced if skeleton files are available for BNC. If no skeleton file is available for a particular source then no RINEX observation file will be produced from the affected stream.</p><p>Note that a skeleton file contains RINEX header information such as receiver and antenna types. In case of stream conversion to RINEX Version 3 a skeleton file should also contain information on potentially available observation types. A missing skeleton file will therefore enforce BNC to only save a default set of RINEX 3 observation types.</p>"));
    1309   _rnxAppendCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When BNC is started, new files are created by default and any existing files with the same name will be overwritten. However, users might want to append already existing files following a restart of BNC, a system crash or when BNC crashed. Tick 'Append files' to continue with existing files and keep what has been recorded so far.</p>"));
    1310   _autoStartCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Auto start' for auto-start of BNC at startup time in window mode with preassigned processing options.</p>"));
    1311   _rawOutFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Save all data coming in through various streams in the received order and format in one file.</p>"));
    1312   _onTheFlyComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>When operating BNC online in 'no window' mode, some configuration parameters can be changed on-the-fly without interrupting the running process. For that BNC rereads parts of its configuration in pre-defined intervals.<p></p>Select '1 min', '5 min', '1 hour', or '1 day' to force BNC to reread its configuration every full minute, hour, or day and let in between edited configuration options become effective on-the-fly without terminating uninvolved threads.</p><p>Note that when operating BNC in window mode, on-the-fly changeable configuration options become effective immediately through 'Save & Reread Configuration'.</p>"));
    1313   _rnxIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the RINEX Observation file.</p>"));
    1314   _ephIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the RINEX Navigation file.</p>"));
    13151371  _corrIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the Broadcast Ephemeris Correction files.</p>"));
    1316   _rnxSamplSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the RINEX Observation sampling interval in seconds. A value of zero '0' tells BNC to store all received epochs into RINEX.</p>"));
    1317   _outSamplSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the synchronized observation sampling interval in seconds. A value of zero '0' tells BNC to send/store all received epochs.</p>"));
    1318   _adviseObsRateComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can collect all returns (success or failure) coming from a decoder within a certain short time span to then decide whether a stream has an outage or its content is corrupted. The procedure needs a rough estimate of the expected 'Observation rate' of the incoming streams. When a continuous problem is detected, BNC can inform its operator about this event through an advisory note.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that you don't want BNC to report on stream failures or recoveries when exceeding a threshold time span.</p>"));
    1319   _adviseRecoSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Following a stream outage or a longer series of bad observations, an advisory note is generated when valid observations are received again throughout the 'Recovery threshold' time span. A value of about 5min (default) is recommended.</p><p>A value of zero '0' means that for any stream recovery, however short, BNC immediately generates an advisory note.</p>"));
    1320   _adviseFailSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>An advisory note is generated when no (or only corrupted) observations are seen throughout the 'Failure threshold' time span. A value of 15 min (default) is recommended.</p><p>A value of zero '0' means that for any stream failure, however short, BNC immediately generates an advisory note.</p>"));
    1321   _logFileLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Records of BNC's activities are shown in the 'Log' tab on the bottom of this window. They can be saved into a file when a valid path is specified in the 'Logfile (full path)' field.</p><p>The logfile name will automatically be extended by a string '_YYMMDD' carrying the current date.</p>"));
    1322   _adviseScriptLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a script or batch file to handle advisory notes generated in the event of corrupted streams or stream outages. The affected mountpoint and one of the comments 'Begin_Outage', 'End_Outage', 'Begin_Corrupted', or 'End_Corrupted' are passed on to the script as command line parameters.</p><p>The script may have the task to send the advisory notes by email to BNC's operator and/or to the affected stream provider.</p><p>An empty option field (default) or invalid path means that you don't want to use this option.</p>"));
    1323   _miscIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can average latencies per stream over a certain period of GPS time. The resulting mean latencies are recorded in the 'Log' tab at the end of each 'Log latency' interval together with results of a statistical evaluation (approximate number of covered epochs, data gaps).</p><p>Select a 'Log latency' interval or select the empty option field if you do not want BNC to log latencies and statistical information.</p>"));
    13241372  _mountPointsTable->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Streams selected for retrieval are listed in the 'Streams' section. Clicking on 'Add Stream' button will open a window that allows the user to select data streams from an Ntrip broadcaster according to their mountpoints. To remove a stream from the 'Streams' list, highlight it by clicking on it and hit the 'Delete Stream' button. You can also remove multiple streams by highlighting them using +Shift and +Ctrl.</p><p>BNC automatically allocates one of its internal decoders to a stream based on the stream's 'format' as given in the sourcetable. BNC allows users to change this selection by editing the decoder string. Double click on the 'decoder' field, enter your preferred decoder and then hit Enter. The accepted decoder strings are 'RTCM_2.x', 'RTCM_3.x' and 'RTNET'.</p><p>In case you need to log the raw data as is, BNC allows users to by-pass its decoders and directly save the input in daily log files. To do this specify the decoder string as 'ZERO'.</p><p>BNC can also retrieve streams from virtual reference stations (VRS). VRS streams are indicated by a 'yes' in the 'nmea' column. To initiate these streams, the approximate latitude/longitude rover position is sent to the Ntrip broadcaster together with an approximation for the height. The default values for latitude and longitude can be change according to your requirement. Double click on 'lat' and 'long' fields, enter the values you wish to send and then hit Enter.</p>"));
    13251373  _log->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Records of BNC's activities are shown in the 'Log' tab. The message log covers the communication status between BNC and the Ntrip broadcaster as well as any problems that occur in the communication link, stream availability, stream delay, stream conversion etc.</p>"));
    13261374  _bncFigure->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The bandwidth consumtion per stream is shown in the 'Throughput' tab in bits per second (bps) or kilo bits per second (kbps).</p>"));
    13271375  _bncFigureLate->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The individual latency of observations in each incoming stream is shown in the 'Latency' tab. Streams not carrying observations (i.e. those providing only broadcast ephemeris messages) are not considered here. Note that the calculation of correct latencies requires the clock of the host computer to be properly synchronized.</p>"));
    1328   _ephV3CheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The default format for output of RINEX Navigation data containing Broadcast Ephemeris is RINEX Version 2. Select 'Version 3' if you want to output the ephemeris in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
    1329   _rnxV3filenameCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Version 3 filenames' to let BNC create so-called extended filenames following the RINEX Version 3 standard.</p><p>Default is an empty check box, meaning to create filenames following the RINEX Version 2 standard although the file contents is saved in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
    1330   _ephV3filenameCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Version 3 filenames' to let BNC create so-called extended filenames following the RINEX Version 3 standard.</p><p>Default is an empty check box, meaning to create filenames following the RINEX Version 2 standard although the file contents is saved in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
    1331   _rnxV3CheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The default format for RINEX Observation files is RINEX Version 2. Select 'Version 3' if you want to save the observations in RINEX Version 3 format.</p>"));
    1332 
    1333   _rnxV2Priority->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a priority list of characters defining signal attributes as defined in RINEX Version 3. Priorities will be used to map observations with RINEX Version 3 attributes from incoming streams to Version 2. The underscore character '_' stands for undefined attributes. A question mark '?' can be used as wildcard which represents any one character.</p><p>Signal priorities can be specified either as equal for all systems or system specifics. The following are example priority strings:</li><ul><li>'CWPX_?' (Same signal priorities valid for all systems)</li><li>'G:CWPX_? R:PCX_? E:CPX_?' (Specific signal priorities for GPS, GLONASS and Galileo system)</li></ul>Default is priority list 'CWPX_?'.</p>"));
    1334 
    1335   _miscMountLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a mountpoint to apply any of the options shown below. Enter 'ALL' if you want to apply these options to all configured streams.</p><p>An empty option field (default) means that you don't want BNC to apply any of these options.</p>"));
    1336   _miscPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can output an incoming stream through a TCP/IP port of your local host. Specify a port number here to activate this function.</p>"));
    1337   _miscScanRTCMCheckBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Scan RTCM' to log the numbers of incomming message types as well as contained antenna coordinates, antenna heigt, and antenna descriptor.</p><p>In case of RTCM Version 3 MSM streams, BNC will also log contained RINEX Version 3 observation types.</p>."));
    1338   _serialMountPointLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter a 'Mountpoint' to forward the corresponding stream to a serial connected receiver.</p><p>Depending on the stream contents the receiver may use it for Differential GNSS, Precise Point Positioning or any other purpose supported by the firmware.</p>"));
    1339   _serialPortNameLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter the serial 'Port name' selected for communication with your serial connected receiver. Valid port names are</p><pre>Windows:       COM1, COM2<br>Linux:         /dev/ttyS0, /dev/ttyS1<br>FreeBSD:       /dev/ttyd0, /dev/ttyd1<br>Digital Unix:  /dev/tty01, /dev/tty02<br>HP-UX:         /dev/tty1p0, /dev/tty2p0<br>SGI/IRIX:      /dev/ttyf1, /dev/ttyf2<br>SunOS/Solaris: /dev/ttya, /dev/ttyb</pre><p>Note that you must plug a serial cable in the port defined here before you start BNC.</p>"));
    1340   _serialBaudRateComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a 'Baud rate' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the baud rate configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that using a high baud rate is recommended.</p>"));
    1341   _serialParityComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the 'Parity' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the parity selection configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that parity is often set to 'NONE'.</p>"));
    1342   _serialDataBitsComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the number of 'Data bits' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the number of data bits configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that often 8 data bits are used.</p>"));
    1343   _serialStopBitsComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the number of 'Stop bits' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the number of stop bits configured to the serial connected receiver. Note further that often 1 stop bit is used.</p>"));
    1344   _serialFlowControlComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a 'Flow control' for the serial output link.</p><p>Note that your selection must equal the flow control configured to the serial connected receiver. Select 'OFF' if you don't know better.</p>"));
    1345   _serialAutoNMEAComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>The 'NMEA' option supports the so-called 'Virtural Reference Station' (VRS) concept which requires the receiver to send approximate position information to the Ntrip Broadcaster. Select 'no' if you don't want BNC to forward or upload any NMEA message to the Ntrip broadcaster in support of VRS.</p><p>Select 'Auto' to automatically forward NMEA messages of type GGA from your serial connected receiver to the Ntrip broadcaster and/or save them in a file.</p><p>Select 'Manual GPGGA' or 'Manual GNGGA' if you want BNC to produce and upload GPGGA or GNGGA NMEA messages to the Ntrip broadcaster because your serial connected receiver doesn't generate these messages. A Talker ID 'GP' preceding the GGA string stands for GPS solutions while a Talker ID 'GN' stands for multi constellation solutions.</p><p>Note that selecting 'Auto' or 'Manual' works only for VRS streams which show up under the 'Streams' canvas on BNC's main window with 'nmea' stream attribute set to 'yes'. This attribute is either extracted from the Ntrip broadcaster's sourcetable or introduced by the user through editing the BNC configuration file.</p>"));
    1346   _serialFileNMEALineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the full path to a file where NMEA messages coming from your serial connected receiver are saved.</p><p>Default is an empty option field, meaning that NMEA messages will not be saved on disk.</p>"));
    1347   _serialHeightNMEALineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify an approximate 'Height' above mean sea level in meters for the reference station introduced through 'Mountpoint'. Together with the latitude and longitude from the Ntrip broadcaster sourcetable the height information is used to build GGA messages to be sent to the Ntrip broadcaster.</p><p>For adjusting latitude and longitude values of a VRS stream given in the 'Streams' canvas you can double click the latitude/longitude data fields, specify appropriate values and then hit Enter.</p><p>This option is only relevant when option 'NMEA' is set to 'Manual GPGGA' or 'Manual GNGGA' respectively.</p>"));
    1348   _serialManualNMEASamplingSpinBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the sampling interval in seconds for manual generation and upload of NMEA GGA sentences.</p><p>A sampling rate of '0' means, the a GGA sentence will be send only once to initialize the requested VRS stream. Note that some VRS systems need GGA sentences at regular intervals.</p>"));
    1349   _reqcActionComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC allows to 'Edit or Concatenate' RINEX v2 or v3 files or to perform a quality check and 'Analyze' the data following UNAVCO's famous 'teqc' program.</p>"));
    1350   _reqcEditOptionButton->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify options for editing RINEX v2 or v3 files.</p>"));
    13511376  _bncFigurePPP->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>PPP time series of North (red), East (green) and Up (blue) coordinate components are shown in the 'PPP Plot' tab when the corresponting option is selected above. Values are either referred to an XYZ reference coordinate (if specified) or referred to the first estimated set of coordinate compoments. The sliding PPP time series window covers the period of the latest 5 minutes.</p>"));
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