An internal (non-public) internal ESOC Navigation Support Office GNSS station.

Location

On Santa Maria, Azores the station is installed at the ESA tracking station on the island.

Equipment

The site was founded in 2016, installing a Septentrio PolaRx4 receiver and Septentrio Chokering antenna, which provides multi-GNSS tracking from the station; GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Beidou. 

In January 2020 the equipment was upgraded to a Septentrio PolarRx5TR receiver and a Septentrio PolaNt Chokering B3/E6 antenna.

Photos

from 2020

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SNTM GNSS Antenna detail

from 2016

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SNTM GNSS Antenna and Monument