SmartNet offers 2 different methods to access and download RINEX data, our RINEX Project Tool and via standard FTP access.
RINEX Project Tool
The simplest and most streamlined method is directly thru the Portal using our RINEX Project Tool.
The RINEX Project Tool was created to leverage a number of tools that already existed in the SmartNet User Portal and to simplify the overall end-user experience. By providing RINEX data directly thru the SmartNet User Portal customers no longer have to navigate to multiple different websites to get the data they need to complete their projects. This integration will not only allow our customers a single interface for both their RTK and Static data needs, but it will also consolidate the management of stations and station metadata to improve overall efficiency for both end-users and SmartNet Staff.
To support legacy users and other scripting functions, access to RINEX data is also available via our SmartNet FTP site. Please navigate to our FTP site at:
Here you will find files listed by Year, Day of Year and Site. These files that correspond with the hour of the day. This hour of the day is referenced to GMT time (a=12 AM GMT, b=1 AM GMT, etc).
FTP Access will be deprecated on April 1, 2021
UPDATE - March 1, 2021: Please watch our Winter 2021 Update Webinar for details about new RINEX Policies - LINK