7.08.00 firmware release announced

Hexagon | NovAtel Release Notice

20 October 2020

Hexagon | NovAtel is pleased to announce the 7.08.00 (OM7MR0800RN0000)firmware release for all NovAtel OEM7 and PwrPak7 products. The release enables tracking of BeiDou B2b signals on Phase III satellites, allowing the receiver to track all of the new BeiDou B1C, B2a and B2b signals.With 30 BeiDou Phase III satellites in orbit, this is a critical step in taking full advantage of the BeiDou system and facilitating the availability of satellite signals for NovAtel products in use around the world.


The following key features are now available in the 7.08.00 release:

  • Support for BeiDou Phase III signals

  • Tracking of B2b BeiDou signals


A full listing of all changes is available in the “What’s New” document that is included with the firmware download.


To download the 7.08.00 firmware update for your specific platform, please visit: https://novatel.com/support/high-precision-gnss-gps-receivers


For more information on NovAtel products and latest firmware, please contact your local sales representative. A complete list of NovAtel dealers is available at https://novatel.com/contactus/dealer-network