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*IDN?

Identification query

Reads out the manufacturer, model, serial number, firmware level and options in an ASCII response data element. The query must be the last query in a program message.

Returned Format

<Manufacturer>, <Model>, <Serial Number>, <Firmware Level>, <Options>.

Example

SEND:

*IDN?

READ:

SPECTRACOM,GSG-5,163049,V6.0.3,16 SBAS TRAJ TRG FN NOW INTF MP PPS RSG RP

Options

The first option listed is the maximum number of channels the unit has been licensed for.

  • SBAS – Satellite Based Augmentation System satellites
  • TRAJ – Trajectories
  • TRG – External Trigger
  • FN – Fixed bandwidth noise
  • VN – Variable Bandwidth Noise (GSG-55 only)
  • INTF – Interference channels
  • MP – Multipath
  • NOW – Simulate Now
  • PPS – PPS output (1/10/100/1000)
  • HV – High Velocity/Altitude, Extended Limits Option
  • L2 – L2 Frequency band, enables P-code for GPS L1 and L2, is required for GLONASS L2
  • L2C – GPS L2C
  • L5 – L5 Frequency band, enables GPS L5, is required for Galileo E5a/b, BeiDou B2
  • L6 – L6 Frequency band, required for BeiDou B3 / Galileo E6
  • RTK – Virtual Basestation and RTCM messages
  • GAL – Galileo, enables Galileo E1, is required for Galileo E5a/b
  • GLO – GLONASS, enables GLONASS L1, is required for GLONASS L2
  • RSG – Real-time Scenario Generation
  • BDS – BeiDou, enables B1, is required for BeiDou B2
  • RP – Record and Playback
  • JAM – Jamming Package
  • SEN – Sensor Simulation
  • QZ – QZSS
  • VIS – Visibility/Terrain Obscuration
  • IRN – IRNSS L5