UNAVCO Resources: GNSS Receivers
The following receivers are, or have been at one time, supported by UNAVCO and/or are available at special pricing for UNAVCO members and associate members. Click on the receiver name for more information and a list of receiver-specific resources.
GPS/GNSS Receiver Comparison Table
Available as special buy: Special pricing is available to UNAVCO members and associate members on select equipment. For more information see the GNSS Equipment Purchase Information page.
Available on loan: UNAVCO maintains a large pool of GPS and related equipment, available on loan to member and associate member institutions and NSF-funded programs. To submit a request, fill out the Online Support Request Form .
Serviceable at UNAVCO: UNAVCO is licensed to repair select GNSS receivers and antennas. For more information see the Equipment Repairs page.
File size (24 hr, 15 s): File size for a 24 hour-long file collected at a 15 second sample rate. File size is approximate and varies based on # of satellites tracked and frequencies recorded. File sizes shown here were taken from site data in the UNAVCO data archive.
Memory: Memory for receivers from the dealer may vary; values are given for UNAVCO-owned receivers.
Time last recording at 15 s: Estimated length of time the receiver can record at its given internal memory at a sample rate of 15 seconds.
Power draw: Estimated power draw in Watts. The power draw varies depending on the other equipment e.g. antenna(s) connected to the receiver.
Time lasts on 18 amphr battery: Estimated length of time the receiver can operate on the 12 volt, 18 amphr battery standard for UNAVCO campaign systems, without a solar panel. Time will vary based on temperature and battery health.