Spectracom GSG Series GNSS constellation simulators and signal generators are available in several different Model configurations, and with numerous Option packages, in order to allow for application-specific customization:
GSG options overview
Which GSG Model & Options Do I Have?
The model will be displayed in the top-left corner of the Main screen (startup screen).
To find out which options are installed on your GSG unit, navigate to Options > Show System Information > Options. Press enter to access this list:
List of installed options
GSG Models & Variants
- Single-Channel GPS Factory Tester
Options for GSG-5:
- Upgrade to 4-channel unit
- Base unit: 4 channels, GPS L1 C/A
Options for GSG-5:
- Upgrade to 8, or 16-channels
- Upgradable to GSG-6 Series
- White Noise
- Programmable PPS (1, 10, 100, 1000)
- StudioView software
- Antenna modeling
- Front Panel Lockout
- NTP Synchronization
- Arm and trigger
- Leap Second Simulation
Multi-frequency, Multi-system GNSS constellation simulators:
- Up to 64 Channels and 4 simultaneous frequencies
- GPS L1 C/A
- Includes Advanced Feature Set of GSG-5
GSG-6 Model variants:
-62: 32 channels and 2 freq bands
-63: 48 channels and 3 freq bands
-64: 64 channels and 4 freq bands
Options for GSG-6:
- Upgradeable to 48 channels and 3 simultaneous frequencies, and 64 channels and 4 simultaneous frequencies
- GLONASS, GALILEO, BEIDOU, QZSS, IRNSS
- Add New GPS Signals L2C and L5
- Add GPS and GLONASS L2 (includes P Code on both L1 and L2)
- Add Galileo E5a/b and BeiDou B2
OPT-04,-08,-16,-32,-48.-64: enables all channels that the GSG hardware can support.
OPT-AST: enables features for Assisted-GNSS testing.
OPT-BDS: enables all BeiDou signals supported.
OPT-ECL: enabling this option loads and enables the predefined scenarios for eCall.
OPT-FN: fixed bandwidth noise
OPT-GLO: enables Glonass signals supported.
OPT-GAL: enables all Galileo signals supported.
OPT-HPWR: High Power Option
OPT-HV: high velocity/altitude enables the simulation of high velocity vehicles.
OPT-INTF: interference option to simulate interference signals. See also Interference signals.
OPT-IRN: enables all IRNSS signals supported.
OPT-JAM: jamming enables the ability to define a point source of interference signals. See Interference signals.
OPT-L2: enables GPS L2P, L1P and GLONASS L2 signals.
OPT-L2C: enables GPS L2C signals.
OPT-L5: enables GPS L5, Galileo 5a/b, BeiDou B2, IRNSS signals.
OPT-L6: reserved for Galileo E6 and BeiDou B3.
OPT-MP: allows for the simulation of multipath signals. See also Multipath Signals.
OPT-PPS: PPS Output allows for configuring 1/10/100/1000 pulse-per-second output aligned to the GPS on-time point
OPT-QZ: enables the simulation of QZSS signals.
OPT-RP: offers the ability to convert and record GPS data to a GSG scenario to replay the actual route and satellites in view during that route, including power levels.
OPT-RTK: RTK/DGNSS RTK Real time kinematics enables the generation and use of base station information for RTK receivers.
OPT-SBAS: enables the simulation of satellite base augmentation systems (see SBAS Satellites).
OPT-SEN: sensor simulator package generates various sensor type data in response to a query via SCPI command (included with RSG option)
OPT-SPF: Spoofing range compensation
OPT-TIM: timing calibration option offers 10x improvement in the timing accuracy. See also Timing Calibration.
OPT-TLM: sets the TLM word in all messages to all 1’s
OPT-TRAJ: supports receiver trajectories to be used by GSG.
OPT-TRG: external trigger enables the use of an external trigger signal to start scenarios.
OPT-VIS: visibility package allows for using environmental models to test satellite shadowing by vehicles or surrounding.