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Director: Geoff Almvig
Skagit County Global Positioning System
Reference Stations
GPS Receiver Specifications:
Receiver Model:
GRX1200 GG Pro
Manufacturer:
Leica Geosystems
Antenna:
LEIAX1202 GG
Elevation Mask:
5 Degrees
Logging Interval:
1 Second
Operation Time:
Log files are created 24x7


GPS Site Information (VERN):

Location: Mount Vernon, Washington
Organization:
Skagit County Government, GIS Division
Station Name:
VERN
Latitude:
48° 25' 4.25767'' N
Longitude:
122° 20' 13.86767'' W
Elevation:
5.639 m
NGS Data Sheet for VERN

GPS Site Information(CNCR):
Location: Concrete, Washington
Organization: Skagit County Government, GIS Division
Station Name: CNCR
Latitude: 48° 32' 19.32762'' N
Longitude: 121° 44' 57.
42098'' W
Elevation:
56.039 m
NGS Data Sheet for CNCR

Skagit County is not currently logging files locally. However, base station files are being streamed and logged to the Washington State Reference Network(WSRN). To access base station files, please follow the instructions below:

Navigate to: http://www.wsrn3.org/
Click on "Rinex Archives"
Follow instructions to obtain desired gps data


Announcements:

Posted 12/17/14: Base Station Coordinates Updated

The published coordinates for VERN and CNCR have been updated to NAD83-2011 Epoch 2010. Coordinate values were provided by the WSRN.

Posted 01/11/08: Farewell to OTIS

After many years of faithful operation, OTIS has been decommissioned from service. OTIS observed its last satellite on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 at 8:51:03 AM.

Posted 12/11/07: OTIS Base Station Users

Skagit County will be permanently removing the OTIS Base Station from service as of January 1, 2008. This base station is being replaced by two newer base stations that are currently in operation.

VERN is located above the Skagit County Administration Building at 700 S. 2nd Street, Mt. Vernon, WA.
CNCR is located above the Skagit County Upriver Services Building at 45770 Main Street, Concrete, WA.


Please contact us with your data requests or comments at: seanc@co.skagit.wa.us.



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For more information contact Sean Carson, System Administrator, at 360-416-1168 or email him at: seanc@co.skagit.wa.us