Application Notes

Application Notes provide guidance on using NovAtel products and services in a specific application or relating to a particular process. For maximum benefit, they should be used in conjunction with the relevant manuals.

Agriculture solutions

Title Doc. No. Revision Download
Pseudorange/Delta-Phase (PDP) and GL1DE® Filters APN-038 REV 5C (2016-03-15) PDF icon
STEADYLINE® APN-075 REV B (2019-10-29) PDF icon
Terrain Compensation and SPAN Comparison for SMART Antenna Products APN-098 REV 1 (2021-05-19) PDF icon

Correction services

Title Doc. No. Revision Download
Datum Transformations & Plate Tectonics Compensation APN-086 REV 2 (2023-07-20)  PDF icon
IP Delivery for Global TerraStar Corrections APN-089 REV 1 (2023-02-22) PDF icon
Network RTK APN-041 REV 1A (2020-05-21) PDF icon
NTRIP on NovAtel OEM6/OEM7 APN-074 REV 2 (2022-10-17)  PDF icon
Oceanix on OEM7 APN-106 REV 3 (2023-12-21) PDF icon
Position Seeding Guide and Recommendations APN-104 REV 1 (2021-07-01) PDF icon
RTK ASSIST & RTK ASSIST PRO APN-073 REV 3 (2023-12-04) PDF icon
TerraStar on OEM7 APN-087 REV 5 (2023-12-04)  PDF icon
TerraStar Repeatability APN-115 REV 1 (2023-12-31)  PDF icon
TerraStar RSS Feed APN-085 REV B (2022-01-01) PDF icon

GNSS antennas

Title Doc. No. Revision Download
GPS-704-X Passive Antenna APN-035 REV 0B (2006-02-10) PDF icon
Why RF Impedance Matching is Important APN-032 (2004-12-02) PDF icon

GNSS receivers

ALIGN Heading and Relative Positioning for OEM7 APN-094 REV 2 (2023-05-09) PDF icon
CAN Bus Communication for OEM7 Products APN-083 REV 3 (2024-01-31) PDF icon
Data Transfer and Bandwidth APN-067 REV A (2014-07-02) PDF icon
Decoding Range Record of RANGECMP APN-031 (2017-05-04) PDF icon
Discussions on RF Signal Propagation and Multipath APN-008 REV 1 (2000-02-03) PDF icon
External Oscillator and Time Transfer on OEM729 Receivers APN-002 REV 2 (2023-05-31) PDF icon
Title Doc. No. Revision Download
G-III Troubleshooting Guide APN-108 REV 1 (2022-04-25) PDF icon
Geodetic Principles APN-026 REV 1A (2020-01-07)  PDF icon
GPS L5 Tracking APN-055 REV 1C (2019-12-17) PDF icon
GPS Position Accuracy Measures APN-029 REV 1 (2003-12-03) PDF icon
High Vibration (HV) Receivers APN-054 REV 1 (2009-06-24) PDF icon
HotStart on OEM7 APN-107 REV 1 (2021-12-01) PDF icon
NavIC on OEM7 APN-103 REV 1 (2021-06-01) PDF icon
Positioning Modes of Operation APN-051 REV 1 (2013-10-24) PDF icon
Receiver Hardware and Software Troubleshooting APN-021 REV 2 (2009-06-08) PDF icon
Receiver Independent Exchange Format (RINEX) APN-097 REV 1 (2023-03-24) PDF icon
RF Equipment Selection and Installation for OEM7 APN-077 REV 0C (2020-05-21) PDF icon
Using NovAtel Receivers with GNSS Simulators APN-090 REV A (2020-01-07) PDF icon
Using PIM222A & HK222 For Data Collection APN-105 REV 1 (2021-10-01) PDF icon

SPAN solutions

Title Doc. No. Revision Download
Configuring SPAN for Hydrographic Applications in OEM7 APN-078 (2017-12-01) PDF icon
Determining Rotations for Inertial Explorer and SPAN APN-065 REV 0B (2020-01-07)  PDF icon
IMU Errors and Their Effects APN-064 REV A (2014-02-21) PDF icon
Inertial Navigation Systems and Vibration APN-112 REV 1 (2023-02-13) PDF icon
SPAN Data Collection Recommendations APN-080 REV 1 (2022-09-01) PDF icon
SPAN Data Logging for Inertial Explorer APN-076 REV 1 (2022-10-31)  PDF icon
SPAN Overview and Integration Guide APN-109 REV 1 (2022-09-30) PDF icon
SPAN® External PVA Feature APN-113 REV 1 (2022-08-11) PDF icon
Variable Lever Arms: OEM6 and OEM7 Setup APN-088 REV A (2019-10-29)  PDF icon

Waypoint post-processing software

Title Doc. No. Revision Download
Determining Rotations for Inertial Explorer and SPAN APN-065 REV 0B (2020-01-07)  PDF icon
Inertial Processing With Backpack Systems APN-068 REV B (2015-04-08) PDF icon
SPAN Data Logging for Inertial Explorer APN-076 REV 1 (2022-10-31)  PDF icon
Using Waypoint Software on Virtual Computers APN-081 REV A (2018-09-05) PDF icon