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December 14th, 2018: NovAtel SPAN-CPT (OEM6) EOL Notice

Filed under: Products

NovAtel Inc has announced the End Of Life (EOL) for the SPAN-CPT series GNSS receiver with integrated IMU. The recommended replacement is the SPAN CPT7 series receiver.

Orders for the SPAN-CPT (OEM6) can be placed through February 28 2019 or until inventory is depleted.

Support for the SPAN-CPT (OEM6) will continue through May 31 2022.

Should you have any questions, or would like to place an order before they’re no longer available, please contact us.

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December 4th, 2018: OmniSTAR AORE Broadcast Discontinued

Filed under: General,Products

OmniSTAR Correction Services Will Be Discontinued On AORE Satellite Beam. This affects all OmniSTAR subscription services (VBS, XP, G2, and HP) that are currently using the AORE frequency/beam. The services will continue to be available on other satellite beams.

The broadcast for AORE will stop on December 18, 2018. It is recommended that customers currently using the AORE beam to change their receiver’s settings to use the current frequency/beam for your location. A table is below that shows the available beams/frequencies.

RegionSatellite BeamFrequency (MHz)Baud Rate (bps)
Eastern North AmericaMSV-E1557.84501200
Central North AmericaMSV-C1557.83501200
Europe, Africa, and Middle EastESAT1539.91251200
South AmericaASAT1539.93251200

If you have additional questions, or need help changing the frequency on your receiver, please contact us.

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September 28th, 2018: End of Life for NovAtel Smart6 Series

Filed under: Products

NovAtel has announced the discontinuation of the SMART6 series of smart antennas. The SMART7 series of smart antennas will be the recommended replacement.

Smart6 will be available for purchase until May 31, 2019 (or until inventory depleted).

Repair support for the Smart6 will end on September 30, 2022.

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September 28th, 2018: NovAtel OEM638 Discontinued

Filed under: Products

NovAtel has announced the End of Life of the OEM638 and OEM638V series GNSS receivers.

Units will be available for order through November 15, 2018 (or until inventory depleted).

Repair support will continue until March 31, 2021.

For pricing information or questions, please contact Steve Lieber and Associates, Inc.

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September 17th, 2018: NovAtel ProPak6V Discontinued

Filed under: Products

NovAtel Inc. has announced the End of Life of the high vibe model of the ProPak6 GNSS receiver.

  • PP6V-XXX-XXX-XXX 
  • PP61V-XXX-XXX-XXX
  • PP6DV-XXX-XXX-XXX
  • PP6D1V-XXX-XXX-XXX

These products will be available for order until:

November 15, 2018 (or until inventory has been depleted)

Shipments may be scheduled for no later than:

May 15, 2019

NovAtel will continue to support and repair these products until:

March 31, 2021

For a complete list of affected part numbers and the associated replacement part numbers, please refer to the table below:

Discontinued Part Number Replacement Part Number
PP6V-XXX-XXX-XXX PW7700-XXX-XXX-XXX
PP61V-XXX-XXX-XXX No direct replacement, see PwrPak7 series
PP6DV-XXX-XXX-XXX PW7720-XXX-XXX-XXX
PP6D1V-XXX-XXX-XXX No direct replacement, see PwrPak7D series

To place an order for the ProPak6V before the deadline, please contact us for pricing info and/or to place an order.

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August 20th, 2018: Carlson SurvCE/PC 6.0

Filed under: Products

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Carlson SurvCE and SurvePC 6.0 is available. This feature rich land surveying software has several new features and improvements.

The new Hybrid+ module allows for users to survey with both GPS and total station at the same time. GIS Inspector lets users add or view GIS attributes when selecting points on the map. Surface Inspector lets you compare plan versus as-built elevation difference.

A full list of improvements and new features is shown below. For pricing information for new software or to upgrade your existing Carlson software, please contact us. (continue reading this entry…)

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July 27th, 2018: NovAtel Propak6 Series Discontinued

Filed under: Products

NovAtel Inc. has announced the End of Life (EOL) of the Propak6 series GNSS receivers. This affects all hardware variants of the ProPak6 platform.

PP6-XXX-XXX-XXX
PP6D-XXX-XXX-XXX
PP61-XXX-XXX-XXX
PP6D1-XXX-XXX-XXX

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July 27th, 2018: NovAtel OEM7 Firmware 7.05.00 Released

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info


NovAtel Inc has released version 7.05.00 firmware for the OEM7 series receivers. It applies to all of the OEM7 hardware (OEM719, OEM729, OEM 7700, OEM7720, OEM7600, PP7, PP7D, CPT7).

There are several new features included in this release. TerraStar-C PRO, RTKAssist PRO, API using LUA scripting language, Galileo measurements used in position data. (continue reading this entry…)

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July 12th, 2018: FlexPak6 and FlexPak6D Discontinued

Filed under: Products

NovAtel Inc. is announcing the End of Life of the:

FLEX6-XXX-XXX-XXX
FLEX6D-XXX-XXX-XXX

These products will be available for order until:
July 31, 2018 (or until inventory has been depleted)

Shipments may be scheduled for no later than:
November 30, 2018

NovAtel will continue to support and repair these products until:
March 31, 2021

Discontinued Part Number      Replacement Part Number

FLEX6-XXX-XXX-XXX           PW7700-XXX-XXX-XXX

For pricing information or to place an order, please contact us.

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April 21st, 2018: Precision 3D Hydro Released

Filed under: Products

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Carlson Software has released Precision 3D Hydro 2018. This innovative software is an easy-to-use design application for land development. It provides tools for precise engineering in 3D for managing water on all types of locations.

Managing storm pipe networks, cluvert sizing, and simulating potential flooding areas for an area can be accomplished with this powerful software. New to Precision 3D Hydro is Dynamic CAD automated plan and profile CAD design documentation. You are able to numerous calculations such as gutter speed in real-time.

Environmental assessments of large basin areas using point clouds and lidar to create TINs. You are able to calculate weighted curve numbers and coeffecients for pre and post construction calculations by drag and drop textures. There is also improved reporting options to include custom PDFs, Excel, and HTML formats.

Carlson Precision 3D Hydro webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVtMdgn3tz8

For current pricing or to request a demo, please contact us

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February 15th, 2018: FreeWave HTPlus Series EOL Notice

Filed under: Products

FreeWave Technologies has announced the end-of-life (EOL) for their HTPlus series of 900MHz wireless data links. This affects the HT-P, HT-PE, HTP-900RE, and HTP-900SEO models.

The replacement product is the ZumLink 900 series radio. The ZumLink  and HTPlus are not over-the-air compatible.

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ZumLink and HTPlus Comparison

For more information, contact us.

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January 13th, 2018: NovAtel OEM617D EOL Notice

Filed under: Products

NovAtel has announced the end of life (EOL) for their OEM617D dual antenna GNSS heading receiver. We will be taking orders for last chance purchase until June 29 2018.

This affects all OEM617D models (OEM617D-XXX-XXX-XXX). The recommended replacement is the OEM7720 series. For more info or to place an order, please contact us.

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