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March 26th, 2009: CDU GUI Version 3.6.0.2

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info,General

The newest version of NovAtel’s Graphical User Interface (GUI) – CDU has been released.  This new version (3.6.0.2) fixes a known date issue in the position window as well as improvements to the user interface.  There is a DL Explorer section that allows setup for data logging receivers such as the DL-V3 and DL-4.

If you haven’t noticed them yet, take a look at the helpful wizards available.

  • Position Mode Wizard – Setup your unit to accept WAAS or OmniSTAR corrections, or setup a Base and Rover for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning
  • Pseudorange Delta Phase Wizard
  • ALIGN Wizard – Setup an ALIGN capable receiver
  • Com port Wizard – Setup up your com ports with ease
  • SPAN Alignment Wizard – Select your IMU and interface com port as well as any offsets
  • Troubleshooting Wizard – Sets the unit to save a specific set of logs in order to diagnose problems

You can get the latet version of NovAtel’s CDU program at http://www.novatel.com/support/fwswupdates.htm#pc

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March 24th, 2009: Mobile CDU Available

Filed under: General,Products

A smaller version of the CDU Graphical User Interface (GUI) has been released for smartphones and Pocket PC. It is being called Mobile CDU and has many features that will enable users to view information about their NovAtel receiver. Currently the program is only able to connect via Bluetooth enabled device and the DL-V3.
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March 9th, 2009: OmniSTAR Frequency Change for Africa / Europe

Filed under: General,Products

The current EASAT (1535.152500) broadcast will be replaced by the AFSAT (1535.080000) beam.  This will happen on March 31 2009.  This applies to those in the North Africa and Europe locations currently using EASAT.  Those persons in other locations do not need to make any changes.

Users of the EASAT broadcast need to change their frequency to the AFSAT beam.  This can be done using the ASSIGNLBAND command.

ASSIGNLBAND OMNISTAR 1535080000 1200

Additional info can be found in the OmniSTAR March 2009 Newsletter (PDF 75Kb).

Should you have any questions, or need assistance changing the frequency for your NovAtel L-Band capable receiver, contact SLAinc.

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May 30th, 2008: We’ve Moved to a New Location!

Filed under: General

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As of June 1 2008 our address will change. We are moving to a new location with more space, which will allow us to better serve our customers.

We are doing everything possible to minimize any shipping or mail mishaps. Please update your records with our new address (shown below). You can also send us a message through our online contact page. If you need to ship something to us, plan your shipment accordingly. We recommend waiting to ship until we are in our new location. If it is an urgent matter, please contact us so we can determine the best option.

Steve Lieber & Associates, Inc
950 Gemini, Suite 3
Houston, Texas 77058
Ph 281.332.4656 Fax 281.338.2472

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May 29th, 2008: OmniSTAR Frequencies Changes

Filed under: General,Products

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Please be aware that the North America East and West frequencies for OmniSTAR corrections will change June 2 2008.  North America Central will change on August 2 2008.

Anyone not using the autoscan feature on the newer receivers (OEMV Series) will have to manually change the frequency setting on their receivers.  This change only affects North America frequencies. (continue reading this entry…)

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February 4th, 2008: NovAtel CDU Program Update Release 3.3.0.3

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info,General,Products

NovAtel CDU

NovAtel’s CDU program has been recently updated and improved. This Graphical User Interface (GUI) is for use with NovAtel’s OEM4 and OEMV GPS receivers. Release version 3.3.03 has been updated for OEMV 3.301 firmware enhancements and is now compatible with the Microsoft Vista operating system.

You can download the latest version of the CDU at NovAtel. Should you have any questions or need help, please contact us.

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January 2nd, 2008: OmniSTAR to Broadcast VBS2 Corrections in 2008

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info,General

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OmniSTAR will start broadcasting VBS2 corrections in the first quarter of 2008. The older VBS corrections will cease to be transmitted. Older firmware versions may not be able to accept the newer VBS2 information. It is highly recommended that users of the OmniSTAR VBS service check the firmware version of their NovAtel GPS receivers and/or OmniSTAR 3000 Series receivers.

The NovAtel GPS receivers can be upgraded easily by downloading the firmware from NovAtel using the link(s) shown below. The OmniSTAR 3000 Series receivers will need to be sent in for the firmware upgrade.

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January 1st, 2006: FreeWave EZ Config Software

Filed under: General,Products

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FreeWave’s EZ Config software is available for free download. This program allows you to quickly setup and configure your 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz FreeWave radio modems. The user interface is easy to use and understand. It allows you to save different configuration files to make setting up multiple radios simple and quick.
Download EZ Config Here

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October 24th, 2005: Winner of DARPA Robotics Vehicle Race Has NovAtel GPS Onboard

Filed under: General

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NovAtel Inc. (NASDAQ: NGPS), a precise positioning technology company, is pleased to announce that the winning team completing the U.S. government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge, an unmanned robotic vehicle race, used NovAtel GPS technology. The race, which covered a 132-mile course in the Mojave Desert, made a great leap forward for the development of autonomous ground vehicle technology. It proved that these vehicles can cover long distances over difficult terrain and within a specified timeframe – all key elements towards bringing this technology into viable applications. More information can be found at http://www.novatel.com/about_us/archive/20051024.htm

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