Changeset 7654 in ntrip


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Jan 5, 2016, 3:34:32 PM (4 years ago)
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  • trunk/BNC/src/bncwindow.cpp

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    909909  pppGroup1->setLayout(pppLayout1);
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    912   _pppWidgets._dataSource->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select 'Real-time Streams' for real-time PPP from RTCM streams or 'RINEX Files' for post processing PPP from RINEX files.</p><p><ul><li>Real-time PPP requires that you pull an RTCM stream carrying GNSS observations plus a stream providing corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris. If the observations stream does not contain Broadcast Ephemeris then you must in addition pull a Broadcast Ephemeris stream like 'RTCM3EPH' from Ntrip broadcaster www.igs-ip.net.</li><li>Post processing PPP requires RINEX observation files, RINEX navigation files and a file with corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris in plain ASCII format as saved beforehand using BNC.</li></ul></p><p>Note that BNC allows to carry out PPP solutions simultaneously for several stations.</p>"));
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    914   _pppWidgets._corrMount->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a 'mountpoint' from the 'Streams' canvas below which provides corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris.</p><p>If you don't specify a corrections stream through this option, BNC will fall back to Single Point Positioning (SPP, positioning from observations and broadcast ephemeris only only) instead of doing PPP.</p>"));
    915 
    916   _pppWidgets._crdFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter the full path to an ASCII file which specifies the streams or files of those stations you want to process. Specifying a 'Coordinates' file is optional. If it exists, it should contain one record per station with the following parameters separated by blank characters:<p><ul><li>Specify the station either through<ul><li>the 'Mountpoint' of the station's RTCM stream (when in real-time PPP mode), or</li><li>the 4-charater station ID of the RINEX observations file (when in post processing PPP mode).</li></ul></li><li>Approximate X,Y,Z coordinate components of station's Antenna Reference Point [m] (ARP, specify '0.0 0.0 0.0' if unknown).</li><li>Nort, East and Up component of antenna excentricity [m] (specify '0.0 0.0 0.0' if unknown).</li><li>20 Characters describing the antenna type and radome following the IGS 'ANTEX file' standard (leave blank if unknown).</li><li>Receiver type following the naming conventions for IGS equipment.</li></ul></p><p>Records with exclamation mark '!' in the first column or blank records will be interpreted as comment lines and ignored.</p>"));
    917 
    918   _pppWidgets._antexFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Observations in RTCM streams or RINEX files should be referred to the receiver's and to the satellite's Antenna Phase Center (APC) and therefore be corrected for<ul><li>Receiver APC offsets</li><li>Receiver APC variations</li><li>Satellite APC offsets.</li></ul> Specify the full path to an IGS 'ANTEX file' which contains APC offsets and variations.</p><p>If you don't specify an 'ANTEX file' then observations will not be corrected for APC offsets and variations.</p>"));
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    920   _pppWidgets._rinexObs->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the RINEX observations file.</p>"));
    921 
    922   _pppWidgets._rinexNav->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the RINEX navigation file.</p>"));
    923 
    924   _pppWidgets._corrFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the Broadcast Ephemeris Corrections file as saved beforehand using BNC.</p><p>If you don't specify corrections through this option, BNC will fall back to Single Point Positioning (SPP, positioning from RINEX Obs and RINEX Nav files only) instead of doing PPP.</p>"));
    925 
    926911  _pppWidgets._v3filenames->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Tick 'Version 3 filenames' to let BNC create so-called extended filenames for PPP logfiles, NMEA files and SINEX Troposphere files following the RINEX Version 3 standard.</p><p>Default is an empty check box, meaning to create filenames following the RINEX Version 2 standard. The file contents is not affected by this option. It only concerns the filenames.</p>"));
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    12751260  // WhatsThis, Network
    12761261  // ------------------
    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>"));
     1262  _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>"));
    12781263  _proxyPortLineEdit->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter your proxy server port number in case a proxy is operated in front of BNC.</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>"));
    1280   _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>"));
     1264  _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>"));
     1265  _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>"));
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    12821267  // WhatsThis, General
     
    13651350  // WhatsThis, PPP (1)
    13661351  // ------------------
     1352  _pppWidgets._dataSource->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select 'Real-time Streams' for real-time PPP from RTCM streams or 'RINEX Files' for post processing PPP from RINEX files.</p><p><ul><li>Real-time PPP requires that you pull an RTCM stream carrying GNSS observations plus a stream providing corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris. If the observations stream does not contain Broadcast Ephemeris then you must in addition pull a Broadcast Ephemeris stream like 'RTCM3EPH' from Ntrip Broadcaster <u>products.igs-ip.net</u>.<br></li><li>Post processing PPP requires RINEX Observation files, RINEX Navigation files and a file with corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris in plain ASCII format as saved beforehand using BNC.</li></ul></p><p>Note that BNC allows to carry out PPP solutions simultaneously for several stations.</p>"));
     1353  _pppWidgets._rinexObs->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the RINEX Observation file.</p>"));
     1354  _pppWidgets._rinexNav->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the RINEX Navigation file.</p>"));
     1355  _pppWidgets._corrMount->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify a 'mountpoint' from the 'Streams' canvas below which provides corrections to Broadcast Ephemeris.</p><p>If you don't specify a corrections stream via this option, BNC will fall back to Single Point Positioning (SPP, positioning from observations and broadcast ephemeris only) instead of doing PPP.</p>"));
     1356  _pppWidgets._corrFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Specify the Broadcast Ephemeris Corrections file as saved beforehand using BNC.</p><p>If you don't specify corrections by this option, BNC will fall back to Single Point Positioning (SPP, positioning from RINEX Obs and RINEX Nav files only) instead of doing PPP.</p>"));
     1357  _pppWidgets._antexFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Observations in RTCM streams or RINEX files should be referred to the receiver's and to the satellite's Antenna Phase Center (APC) and therefore be corrected for<ul><li>Receiver APC offsets</li><li>Receiver APC variations</li><li>Satellite APC offsets.</li></ul> Specify the full path to an IGS 'ANTEX file' which contains APC offsets and variations.</p><p>If you don't specify an 'ANTEX file' then observations will not be corrected for APC offsets and variations.</p>"));
     1358  _pppWidgets._crdFile->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Enter the full path to an ASCII file which specifies the streams or files of those stations you want to process. Specifying a 'Coordinates file' is optional. If it exists, it should contain one record per station with the following parameters separated by blank character:<p><ul><li>Specify the station either through<ul><li>the 'Mountpoint' of the station's RTCM stream (when in real-time PPP mode), or</li><li>the 4-charater station ID of the RINEX Observations file (when in post processing PPP mode).</li></ul></li><li>Approximate X,Y,Z coordinate of station's Antenna Reference Point [m] (ARP, specify '0.0 0.0 0.0' if unknown).</li><li>Nort, East and Up component of antenna excentricity [m] (specify '0.0 0.0 0.0' if unknown).</li><li>20 Characters describing the antenna type and radome following the IGS 'ANTEX file' standard (leave blank if unknown).</li><li>Receiver type following the naming conventions for IGS equipment.</li></ul></p><p>Records with exclamation mark '!' in the first column or blank records will be interpreted as comment lines and ignored.</p>"));
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    13701362  _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>"));
    13711363  _corrIntrComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select the length of the Broadcast Ephemeris Correction files.</p>"));
    1372   _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>"));
    1373   _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>"));
     1364  _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 source-table. 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>"));
     1365  _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>"));
    13741366  _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>"));
    13751367  _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>"));
     
    13821374  _cmbUseGlonass->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>In case the incoming orbit and clock correction stream(s) support GLONASS, you can tick 'Use GLONASS' to produce a GPS plus GLONASS combination solution.</p><p>Default is a GPS-only combination.</p>"));
    13831375  _cmbMethodComboBox->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Select a clock combination approach. Options are 'Single-Epoch' and Kalman 'Filter'. It is suggested to use the Kalman filter approach for the purpose of Precise Point Positioning.</p>"));
    1384   _uploadTable->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can upload clock and orbit corrections to broadcast ephemeris (Broadcast Corrections) in RTCM Version 3 SSR format. You may have a situation where clocks and orbits come from an external Real-time Network Engine (1) or a situation where clock and orbit corrections are combined within BNC (2).</p><p>(1) BNC identifies a stream as coming from a Real-time Network Engine if its format is specified as 'RTNET' and hence its decoder string in the 'Streams' canvas is 'RTNET'. It encodes and uploads that stream to the specified Ntrip broadcaster</p><p>(2) BNC understands that it is expected to encode and upload combined Broadcast Ephemeris corrections if you specify correction streams in the 'Combine Corrections' stream table.</p><p>Hit the 'Add Row' button, double click on the 'Host' field to enter the IP or URL of an Ntrip broadcaster and hit Enter. Then double click on the 'Port', 'Mount' and 'Password' fields to enter the Ntrip broadcaster IP port (default is 80), the mountpoint and the stream upload password. An empty 'Host' option field means that you don't want to upload corrections.</p><p>Select a target coordinate reference system (e.g. IGS08) for outgoing clock and orbit corrections.</p><p>By default orbit and clock corrections refer to Antenna Phase Center (APC). Tick 'CoM' to refer uploaded corrections to Center of Mass instead of APC.</p><p>Specify a path for saving the generated Broadcast Corrections plus Broadcast Ephemeris as SP3 orbit files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create SP3 orbit files. The following is a path example for a Linux system:<br>/home/user/BNC${GPSWD}.sp3<br>Note that '${GPSWD}' produces the GPS Week and Day number in the filename.</p><p>When saving SP3 file contents and/or referring correctors to the satellite's Center of Mass (CoM), an offset has to be applied because correctors originally refer to the satellite's Antenna Phase Center (APC). Antenna offsets are available from the IGS 'ANTEX file' which can be introduced through specifying its path. If you don't specify an 'ANTEX file' path, the SP3 file contents and the orbit and clock correctors will be referred to satellite APCs and not to CoM.</p><p>Specify a path for saving the generated Broadcast Correction clocks plus Broadcast Ephemeris clocks as Clock RINEX files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create Clock RINEX files. The following is a path example for a Linux system:<br>/home/user/BNC${GPSWD}.clk<br>Note that '${GPSWD}' produces the GPS Week and Day number in the filename.</p><p>Specify finally an SSR Provider ID number, an SSR Solution ID number and an Issue of Data SSR number.</p><p>In case the 'Combine Corrections' table contains only one Broadcast Corrections stream, BNC will merge that stream with Broadcast Ephemeris to save results in files specified here through SP3 and/or Clock RINEX file path. In such a case you should define only the SP3 and Clock RINEX file path and no further options in the 'Upload Corrections' table.</p>"));
     1376  _uploadTable->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>BNC can upload clock and orbit corrections to broadcast ephemeris (Broadcast Corrections) in RTCM Version 3 SSR format. You may have a situation where clocks and orbits come from an external Real-time Network Engine (1) or a situation where clock and orbit corrections are combined within BNC (2).</p><p>(1) BNC identifies a stream as coming from a Real-time Network Engine if its format is specified as 'RTNET' and hence its decoder string in the 'Streams' canvas is 'RTNET'. It encodes and uploads that stream to the specified Ntrip Broadcaster</p><p>(2) BNC understands that it is expected to encode and upload combined Broadcast Ephemeris corrections if you specify correction streams in the 'Combine Corrections' stream table.</p><p>Hit the 'Add Row' button, double click on the 'Host' field to enter the IP or URL of an Ntrip Broadcaster and hit Enter. Then double click on the 'Port', 'Mount' and 'Password' fields to enter the Ntrip Broadcaster IP port (default is 80), the mountpoint and the stream upload password. An empty 'Host' option field means that you don't want to upload corrections.</p><p>Select a target coordinate reference system (e.g. IGS08) for outgoing clock and orbit corrections.</p><p>By default orbit and clock corrections refer to Antenna Phase Center (APC). Tick 'CoM' to refer uploaded corrections to Center of Mass instead of APC.</p><p>Specify a path for saving the generated Broadcast Corrections plus Broadcast Ephemeris as SP3 orbit files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create SP3 orbit files. The following is a path example for a Linux system:<br>/home/user/BNC${GPSWD}.sp3<br>Note that '${GPSWD}' produces the GPS Week and Day number in the filename.</p><p>When saving SP3 file contents and/or referring correctors to the satellite's Center of Mass (CoM), an offset has to be applied because correctors originally refer to the satellite's Antenna Phase Center (APC). Antenna offsets are available from the IGS 'ANTEX file' which can be introduced through specifying its path. If you don't specify an 'ANTEX file' path, the SP3 file contents and the orbit and clock correctors will be referred to satellite APCs and not to CoM.</p><p>Specify a path for saving the generated Broadcast Correction clocks plus Broadcast Ephemeris clocks as Clock RINEX files. If the specified directory does not exist, BNC will not create Clock RINEX files. The following is a path example for a Linux system:<br>/home/user/BNC${GPSWD}.clk<br>Note that '${GPSWD}' produces the GPS Week and Day number in the filename.</p><p>Specify finally an SSR Provider ID number, an SSR Solution ID number and an Issue of Data SSR number.</p><p>In case the 'Combine Corrections' table contains only one Broadcast Corrections stream, BNC will merge that stream with Broadcast Ephemeris to save results in files specified here through SP3 and/or Clock RINEX file path. In such a case you should define only the SP3 and Clock RINEX file path and no further options in the 'Upload Corrections' table.</p>"));
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    13861378  addCmbRowButton->setWhatsThis(tr("<p>Hit 'Add Row' button to add another line to the mountpoints table.</p>"));
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