Montana State University

MSU GPS Lab

Montana State University
PO Box 173120
Bozeman, MT 59717-3120

GPS Lab Manager:

Diana Cooksey
Tel: (406) 994-5684
Fax: (406) 994-3933
E-mail: dcooksey@montana.edu
Location: 245 Leon Johnson Hall

Base Station Information

College Office

NGS CORS Station ID: MTSU

  • Reference Position ARP (Antenna Reference Point)
    • Note: this is the position stored in the base files
    • Based on NAD83 (2011)
    • Latitude: 45º 39' 40.37689" N
    • Longitude: 111º 02' 42.00898" W
    • Ellipsoid. ht: 1495.496 m
    • Geoid ht (GEOID12): -10.89 m
  • Equipment
    • Trimble NetR9 w/Zephyr Geodetic 2 antenna
    • TDL 450 radio
  • Data Parameters
    • Elevation mask 0°
    • PDOP mask 99
    • Logging interval 5 s
    • Rollover period: 1 hour
    • Antenna ht: 0 m
    • Station name MTSU
    • RTK radio operating in narrowband (12.5 kHz)
    • Radio transmitting CMR+ corrections
    • Station ID 22
    • Broadcast frequency: 461.300 mHz
  • Availability of base files
    • Base files are available from NGS and through Trimble Pathfinder Office software
    • Base station files are also available from our FTP site (see link in TOC at left)

    Note: This is the official NGS position. After our September 2012 upgrade, NGS will re-calculate our coordinates - if there is a change, new coordinates will be published.

    You can view the NGS data sheet at http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ -enter mtsu for the site ID, then click Coordinates.