Even our weeds are gorgeous!
Even our weeds are gorgeous!

Spanish Springs Base 2 (SSB2)

GPS Base Station
7200 Pyramid Way
Sparks, Nevada 89441

Image of Spanish Springs Base Station Location
Image of NetRS Receiver
 Mapping Indentifier: S52SM10000  
Datum: NAD83/94(HARN) Elevation Mask: 10°
Latitude: 39°37'14.50679" N Logging Interval: 5 seconds
Longitude:119° 43` 21.26411" W Rollover Period: 2 hours

Data collected with Trimble NETRS receiver with Trimble Zephyr Geodetic antennae with Trimble Reference Station software.


Ellipsoid Height: 1357.915 meters ARP Antenna Height: 0

NOTICE: Due to New “FCC Narrow Band Radio Broadcast Transmission Regulations” Washoe County is NO longer providing GPS RTK RADIO corrections.



Data Files:
The following links will access a FTP site. Once you have identified the files you want, click on the filename link. This will initiate the FTP session that will download the desired files to your hard drive.


File Naming:
Each file is named using CORS style format, SSSSDDDh.dat.exe or SSSSDDDh.YYo.zip. SSSS is the GPS Base Station Identifier, DDD it the Julian day, h is the hour beginning with "a" being 0:00:00 and "x" being 23:00:00 in a 24-hour format for both dat and rinex files. Rinex files have YY being the year observed added to the file naming.

Example: For January 1, 2005, the file naming would  be as follows: ssb2001a.dat.exe (dat format), ssb2001a.05o.zip (rinex format) 

Data Storage:
Data Files are normally available online for at least 21 days, after which they will be deleted. Data is not archived prior to deletion and is therefore unrecoverable. Users are encouraged to download data as soon as practicable.


Contact Information:
Mike Gump (775) 325-8033
Vic Erickson (775)328-2318
Washoe County Dept of Public Works
1001 E. Ninth Street
Reno, NV 89520
FAX: (775) 328-3699