Weekly station positions aligned to the IGS reference frame are generated for the whole SIRGAS-CON network (SIRGAS-C core network + SIRGAS-N national reference networks) after combining the loosely constrained weekly solutions delivered by the SIRGAS Processing Centres. An IGS reference frame corresponds to a subset of ITRF positions and velocities for a selected set of GNSS reference stations used as the fiducial points for the determination of the IGS satellite orbits, satellite clocks offsets, and Earth orientation parameters as well as the corrections for the phase centre variations (PCV) at both transmitting and receiving GNSS antennas. As globally there is no translation, rotation or scale difference between both ITRF and IGS reference frame, products referring to the latter are considered to be nominally in the ITRF. According to the current practice, the publication of a new ITRF is quickly followed by the release of an updated IGS reference frame solution, which profits from the improved ITRF solution and the update of the GNSS PCV models. The SIRGAS weekly processing refers to the same IGS reference frame, in which the satellite orbits are determined.
The file names correspond to cccyyPwwww:
ccc identifies the combination centre (IBG: IBGE, SIR: IGS RNAAC SIRGAS),
yy represent the last two digits of the year,
P stays for GPS(GNSS) technique,
wwww is the GPS week.
Weekly solutions computed before GPS week 1400 (November 4, 2006) were reprocessed including absolute corrections for the phase center variations of the GNSS antennae (see [IGSMAIL-5189], [IGSMAIL-5272]) and applying IGS05 as reference frame (see [IGSMAIL-5438], [IGSMAIL-5447], [IGSMAIL-5455]). These reprocessed solutions are identified with si1yyPwwww.crd.
Weekly station positions from October 7, 2012 (GPS week 1709) to January 28, 2017 (GPS week 1933) refer to the IGb08 frame (see [IGSMAIL-6663]).
Weekly station positions after January 29, 2017 (GPS week 1934) refer to the new IGS14 frame (see [IGSMAIL-7399]).
Files with extension crd contain the final weekly SIRGAS-CON positions. Files with extension SUM are the corresponding reports.
Week Epoch IBGE Combination IGS-RNAAC-SIR combination
2065 2019-08-07 (2019.59) ibg19P2065.crd IBG2065S.SUM sir19P2065.crd SIR20657.SUM
2064 2019-07-31 (2019.57) ibg19P2064.crd IBG2064S.SUM sir19P2064.crd SIR20647.SUM
2063 2019-07-24 (2019.55) ibg19P2063.crd IBG2063S.SUM sir19P2063.crd SIR20637.SUM
2062 2019-07-17 (2019.53) ibg19P2062.crd IBG2062S.SUM sir19P2062.crd SIR20627.SUM
Solutions for previous weeks are available at:
ftp.sirgas.org/pub/gps/SIRGAS/ ... wwww ... (wwww= GPS week)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
September 16-20, 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 11-14, 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
November 6-8, 2019