EZField - How to use the Base mode

A file recorded in Base mode will be recognized by the post-processing software as the reference station for surrounding rover and static files.


To start the Base mode, click on the Base icon .

You can set configurations specific to the mode of operation; refer to Configure Alarms for more details.

The Settings tab allows to configure the survey file.

 You can name the File or use the default file name proposed (for details, refer to Automatic file naming convention and Automatic file naming for multiple field crew articles).

 Define the data rate (the recording Interval).

 Name the reference Site (point number);

 If desired, you can give the site a Code (Pcode);

 You can enter the Antenna Height (Ant.H.).


Before you start recording your survey file, you can enter its coordinate with the Coord. tab

If you post-process your data, you can enter the coordinates of the Base (reference site) in the office by selecting Unknown coordinates as the Type.


You can also choose to enter the Base coordinates on the field by selecting Manual coordinates entry as the Type.

 The Projection drop-down list allows the selection of projected (X, Y) or geographic (Lat/Lon) coordinate systems. The projections available in this list can be edited in the Preferences (refer to article Configure Mapping System for details).

 The button allows to update the position with the latest GNSS position received from the receiver.


When you are ready to start recording your file, click on .  It will be stored into the folder My Documents/Effigis/EZField/Surveys.

When you finished your survey and want to stop it, click on .

When the file has been stopped, you can go back to the main menu (operation modes) by clicking on .

At any time, when recording a file, you can access the Monitor tab.


The Monitor tab give the following information:

 The Start time.

 The number of Epochs recorded.

 Cycle slips, if any (LL: Loss of lock observed so far).

 The satellite code (PRN) along with the number of epochs recorded. The Cont. row shows the number of consecutive epochs without cycle slip for each observed satellites while the Total row shows the total number of epochs recorded for every observed satellite.

 The Elapsed time since the file has been started.

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Last Update: 2017-11-06 19:50:42

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