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Section: 0. Form
Section: 1. Identification of the Ranging System Reference Point (SRP)
Section: 2. Site Location Information
Section: 3. General System Information
Section: 4. Telescope Information
Section: 5. Laser System Information
Section: 6. Receiver System
Section: 7. Tracking Capabilities
Section: 8. Calibration
Section: 9. Time and Frequency Standards
Section: 10. Preprocessing Information
Section: 11. Aircraft Detection
Section: 12. Meteorological Instrumentation
Section: 13. Local Ties, Eccentricities, and Collocation Information
Section: 14. Local Events Possibly Affecting Computed Position
Section: 15. On-Site, Point of Contact Agency Information
Section: 16. Responsible Agency (if different from 15.)
Section: 17. More Information

 
       ILRS Site and System Information Form
       International Laser Ranging Service
 
  0.   Form
 
       Prepared by (Full Name)    : Stefan Riepl
       Preparer E-mail            : stefan.riepl@bkg.bund.de
       Date Prepared              : 2019-05-31
       Report Type                : UPDATE
       Site Log Format Version    : 2.0
       Site Log Revision          : 
 
 
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  1.   Identification of the Ranging System Reference Point (SRP)
 
       Site Name                  : Wettzell
       IERS DOMES Number          : 14201S045
       CDP Pad ID                 : 7827
       Subnetwork                 : EUROLAS
       Description                : AZ EL INTERSECT
       Monument Description       : N.A.
       Monument Inscription       : N.A.
       Mark Description           : N.A.
       Date Installed             : 2014-05-01
       Date Removed               : 
       Geologic Characteristic    : CONGLOMERAT/BEDROCK
       Additional Information     : Intersection point is tied to a local 
                                  : survey network consisting of 20 network
                                  : pillars. Survey accuracy is better than
                                  : 1 mm.
 
 
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  2.   Site Location Information
 
       City or Town               : Koetzting
       State or Province          : Bavaria
       Country                    : Germany
       Tectonic Plate             : Eurasian
       Local Time (UTC +/- hours) : 
       Approximate Position
         X coordinate          [m]: 4075531.073
         Y coordinate          [m]: 931781.841
         Z coordinate          [m]: 4801619.951
         Latitude            [deg]: 49.1449402 N
         Longitude           [deg]: 12.8781000 E
         Elevation             [m]: 663.174
       Survey Method              : 
       Date Measured              : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  3.   General System Information
 
  3.01 System Name                : SOSW
       4-Character Code           : SOSW
       CDP System Number          : 22
       CDP Occupation Number      : 01
       Eccentricity to SRP (if Not Identical With SRP)
         North                 [m]: 
         East                  [m]: 
         Up                    [m]: 
         Date Measured            : N.A.
       Date Installed             : 2014-05-01
       Date Removed               : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  4.   Telescope Information
 
  4.01 Receiving Telescope Type   : Cassegrain
         Aperture              [m]: 0.5
         Mount                    : AZ-EL
       Date Installed             : 
       Date Removed               : 
       Xmitting Telescope Type    : Galilei
         Aperture              [m]: 0.15
       Date Installed             : 
       Date Removed               : 
       Tracking Camera Type       : EMCCD
         Model                    : Sensicam
         Manufacturer             : PCO
         Field of View       [deg]: 0.05
         Minimum Magnitude   [mag]: 10
       Date Installed             : 
       Date Removed               : 
       Transmit/Receive Path      : SEPARATE
       Transmit/Receive Switch    : NONE
       Max Slew Rate Az    [deg/s]: 10
       Max Slew Rate El    [deg/s]: 5
       Max Used Tracking Rate Az  : 10
       Max Used Tracking Rate El  : 5
       Telescope Shelter          : DOME
       Daylight Filter Type       : SPECTRAL FILTER
       Dayl. Filt. Bandwidth  [nm]: 1
       Adjustable Attenuation     : TRANSMIT/RECEIVE
       Adjustable Field of View   : 
       Transmit Efficiency        : 0.5
       Receive Efficiency         : 0.5
       Date Installed             : 2011-09-01
       Date Removed               : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  5.   Laser System Information
 
  5.01 Laser Type                 : TI:SAP
       Model                      : 
       Manufacturer               : 
       Number of Amplifiers       : 1
       Primary Wavelength     [nm]: 849.8
       Primary Maximum Energy [mJ]: 1.5
       Secondary Wavelength   [nm]: 424.9
       Secondary Max. Energy  [mJ]: 0.65
       Xmit Energy Adjustable     : YES
         Additional Information   : 
       Pulse Width (FWHM)     [ps]: 40
       Max. Repetition Rate   [Hz]: 1000
       Fullw. Beam Divergence  ["]: 5
         Theoretical Beam Div     : 
         Measured Beam Div        : 
           Method Used            : 
           Additional Information : 
       Final Beam Diameter     [m]: 0.12
       Eyesafe                    : NO
       Eyesafe Standard           : 
       Polarization on Exit       : 
       Laser Fire Control         : 
       Laser Energy Monitor       : 
       Start Diode Type           : 
         Manufactorer             : 
         Model                    : 
         Quantum Efficiency    [%]: 
         Rise/Fall Time       [ps]: 
         Date Installed           : 
         Date Removed             : 
         Signal Processing        : 
           Manufacturer           : 
           Model                  : 
           Date Installed         : 
           Date Removed           : 
           Additional Information : 
       Date Installed             : 2006-12-15
       Date Removed               : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  6.   Receiver System
 
  6.01.01 Primary Chain
          Wavelength          [nm]: 849.8
          Detector Type           : APD
            Manufacturer          : Lasercomponents
            Model                 : SAP500
            Quantum Efficiency [%]: 50
            Nominal Gain          : 10000000
            Rise Time         [ps]: 100
            Jitter (Single PE)[ps]: 40
            Field of View Diam ["]: 60
            Date Installed        : 2013-09-01
            Date Removed          : 2016-05-11
          Amplifier Type          : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Gain                  : 
            Bandwidth             : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Additional Information: 
          Signal Processing       : N.A.
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Amplitude Measurement : NO
            Return-Rate Controlled: YES
            Mode of Operation     : SINGLE PHOTON
            Additional Information: 
          Time of Flight Observ.  : EVENT
            Manufacturer          : Dassault/Thales
            Model                 : SOSW-ET 
            Resolution        [ps]: 1.220703125
            Precision         [ps]: 5.0
            Date Installed        : 2013-09-01
            Date Removed          : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
  6.01.02 Primary Chain
          Wavelength          [nm]: 849.8
          Detector Type           : APD
            Manufacturer          : Lasercomponents
            Model                 : SAP300
            Quantum Efficiency [%]: 50
            Nominal Gain          : 10000000
            Rise Time         [ps]: 100
            Jitter (Single PE)[ps]: 40
            Field of View Diam ["]: 60
            Date Installed        : 2016-05-11
            Date Removed          : 
          Amplifier Type          : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Gain                  : 
            Bandwidth             : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Additional Information: 
          Signal Processing       : N.A.
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Amplitude Measurement : NO
            Return-Rate Controlled: YES
            Mode of Operation     : SINGLE PHOTON
            Additional Information: 
          Time of Flight Observ.  : EVENT
            Manufacturer          : Dassault/Thales
            Model                 : SOSW-ET 
            Resolution        [ps]: 1.220703125
            Precision         [ps]: 5.0
            Date Installed        : 2013-09-01
            Date Removed          : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
  6.02.01 Secondary Chain
          Wavelength          [nm]: 424.9
          Detector Type           : N.A.
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Quantum Efficiency [%]: 
            Nominal Gain          : 
            Rise Time         [ps]: 
            Jitter (Single PE)[ps]: 
            Field of View Diam ["]: 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
          Amplifier Type          : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Gain                  : 
            Bandwidth             : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Additional Information: 
          Signal Processing       : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Amplitude Measurement : 
            Return-Rate Controlled: 
            Mode of Operation     : 
            Additional Information: 
          Time of Flight Observ.  : EVENT
            Manufacturer          : Dassault/Thales
            Model                 : SOSW-ET
            Resolution        [ps]: 1.220703125
            Precision         [ps]: 5.0
            Date Installed        : 2013-09-01
            Date Removed          : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
  6.03.01 Tertiary Chain
          Wavelength          [nm]: 
          Detector Type           : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Quantum Efficiency [%]: 
            Nominal Gain          : 
            Rise Time         [ps]: 
            Jitter (Single PE)[ps]: 
            Field of View Diam ["]: 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
          Amplifier Type          : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Gain                  : 
            Bandwidth             : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Additional Information: 
          Signal Processing       : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
            Amplitude Measurement : 
            Return-Rate Controlled: 
            Mode of Operation     : 
            Additional Information: 
          Time of Flight Observ.  : 
            Manufacturer          : 
            Model                 : 
            Resolution        [ps]: 
            Precision         [ps]: 
            Date Installed        : 
            Date Removed          : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 
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  7.   Tracking Capabilities
 
  7.01 Satellites
         Very Low Alt (<400 km)   : YES
         Low Altitude (400-2000)  : YES
         LAGEOS/LARES             : YES
         GLONASS                  : YES
         Etalon                   : YES
         GNSS                     : YES
         Geosynchronous           : 
         Moon                     : NO
       Ave. Pass Switch Time   [s]: 25
       Average values for LAGEOS
         Single Shot RMS      [mm]: 9
         # of Obs per NP          : 6000
         Use of Semi-trains       : NO
         # of Semi-train Tracks   : N.A.
       Range Gate Width       [ns]: 200
       Beam Pointing Accuracy  ["]: 5
       Angle Encoder Resolution["]: AZ 0.075 EL 0.090
       Min. Tracking Elev.   [deg]: 15
       Laser Polarization @emitter: 
       Operation
         Months per Year          : 12
         Days per Week            : 7
         Hours per Day            : 12
         Staff per Shift          : 1
         System Shared With       : NOTHING
         Time Allocated to SLR [%]: 100
         Remotely Controllable    : NO
       Tracking Restrictions
         Go/No-go flag            : 
           Satellite Verification : 
           Date Verified          : 
         Maximum elevation        : 
           Satellite Verification : 
           Date Verified          : 
         Pass segments            : 
           Satellite Verification : 
           Date Verified          : 
         Schedule segments        : 
           Satellite Verification : 
           Date Verified          : 
         Maximum laser power limit: 
           Satellite Verification : 
         Date Verified            : 
       Date First Applicable      : 2014-05-01 HH:MM UT
       Date Last Applicable       : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  8.   Calibration
 
  8.01 Calibration Type           : PRE
       Target Location            : EXTERNAL
       Target Type                : OPTICAL SQUARE
       Target Structure           : METAL POLE
       Number of Targets          : 
       Target Distance(s)      [m]: 2.1843
         Date Measured            : 2013-12-11
         Accuracy             [mm]: 0.5
         Verification             : by local survey
       Return-Rate Controlled     : YES
       Eye-Safe Method            : 
         Additional Information   : 
       Mode of Operation          : SINGLE PHOTON
       Calibration performed      : 30
       Single Shot RMS        [mm]: 7
       Edit Criterion 1st Chain   : ITERATIVE 2.0 SIGMA
       Edit Criterion 2nd Chain   : N.A.
       Application of Cal Data    : LINEAR FIT
       Date Installed             : 2013-12-11
       Date Removed               : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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  9.   Time and Frequency Standards
 
  9.01.01 Frequency Standard Type : H-MASER
          Model                   : EFOS-18
          Manufacturer            : Observatoire Cantonal de Neuchatel
          Short Term Stab.  [e-12]: 0.15
          Long Term Stab.   [e-12]: 0.002
          Time Reference          : GPS
          Synchronization         : GPS
          Epoch Accuracy      [ns]: 10
          Date Installed          : 1989-03-01
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
  9.02.01 GNSS Timing Rcvr Model  : TAC
          Manufacturer            : Tom Clark
          Date Installed          : 1995-10-01
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
  9.03.01 One-way System Calibration
          Date performed          : 
          Direction Calibrated    : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 
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 10.   Preprocessing Information
 
 10.01 On-site NP Generation      : YES
       Data Screening             : SHORT ARC FIT
       Return-Rate Rejection      : 
       Edit Criterion 1st Chain   : 2.0 SIGMA
       Edit Criterion 2nd Chain   : N.A.
       Upload interval            : AFTER EACH PASS
       Date First Applicable      : 2014-04-01 HH:MM UT
       Date Last Applicable       : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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 11.   Aircraft Detection
 
 11.01 Detection Type             : Eyesafe LIDAR, DFS Position Data, ADSB
       Manufacturer/Provider      : 
       Automatic Laser Shutoff    : 
       Alarms Recorded            : 
       Hazard Distance        [km]: 
       Date Installed             : 2014-05-01
       Date Removed               : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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 12.   Meteorological Instrumentation
 
 12.01.01 Pressure Sensor Model   : Digiquartz 740-16B
          Manufacturer            : Paroscientific
          Recording Interval      : EVERY MINUTE
          Accuracy          [mbar]: 0.1
          Height Diff to SRP   [m]: 0
          Distance from SRP    [m]: 
          Date Installed          : 1990-01-01 12:00 UT
          Calibration Interval    : YEARLY
          Date Removed            : 2019-05-28 18:15 UT
          Additional Information  : 
 
 12.01.02 Pressure Sensor Model   : 740-16B, Ser.#: 51848
          Manufacturer            : 
          Recording Interval      : 00:01:00
          Accuracy          [mbar]: 0.1
          Height Diff to SRP   [m]: 0
          Distance from SRP    [m]: approx. 30m
          Date Installed          : 2019-05-28 18:15 UT
          Calibration Interval    : YEARLY
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : Pressure sensor reading is height corrected 
                                  : to invariant point
 12.02.01 Temp Sensor Model       : 809
          Manufacturer            : Lambrecht
          Recording Interval      : EVERY MINUTE
          Accuracy         [deg C]: 0.3
          Date Installed          : 1990-01-01 HH:MM UT
          Calibration Interval    : MONTHLY
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 12.03.01 Humidity Sensor Model   : 809
          Manufacturer            : Lambrecht
          Recording Interval      : EVERY MINUTE
          Accuracy       [% rel h]: 2.5
          Date Installed          : 1990-01-01 HH:MM UT
          Calibration Interval    : MONTHLY
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 
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 13.   Local Ties, Eccentricities, and Collocation Information
 
 13.01 Collocated Permanent Geodetic Systems
 
 13.01.01.01 GNSS                 : IGS+EUREF
             Date Installed       : 1995-02-09
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : another IGS site
                                  : installed 1997-02-06
 13.01.01.02 GNSS                 : IGLOS
             Date Installed       : 1999-02-01
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : 
 13.01.02.01 DORIS                : NO
             Date Installed       : 
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : 
 13.01.03.01 PRARE                : NO
             Date Installed       : 
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : 
 13.01.04.01 VLBI                 : YES
             Date Installed       : 1983-01-01
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : (multiple lines)
 13.01.05.01 Gravimeter           : SUPERCONDUCTING
             Date Installed       : 1998-11-01
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : 
 13.01.06.01 Other SLR            : 
             Date Installed       : 
             Date Removed         : 
             Additional Info      : 
 
 13.02.01.01 Local Ties from the SRP to Other Monuments or Systems on Site
 
          Monument Name           : WTZR
          Instrumentation Type    : GPS
          Instrumentation Status  : PERMANENT
          DOMES Number            : 14201M010
          CDP Number              : N.A.
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: N.A.
            dy                 [m]: N.A.
            dz                 [m]: N.A.
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Date Installed          : 1995-02-09
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : (multiple lines)
 
 13.02.02.01 Local Ties from the SRP to Other Monuments or Systems on Site
 
          Monument Name           : WTZT
          Instrumentation Type    : GPS
          Instrumentation Status  : PERMANENT
          DOMES Number            : 14201M011
          CDP Number              : N.A.
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: N.A.
            dy                 [m]: N.A.
            dz                 [m]: N.A.
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Date Installed          : 1997-02-06
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : (multiple lines)
 
 13.02.03.01 Local Ties from the SRP to Other Monuments or Systems on Site
 
          Monument Name           : VLBI, Wettzell
          Instrumentation Type    : VLBI
          Instrumentation Status  : PERMANENT
          DOMES Number            : 14201S004
          CDP Number              : 7224
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: N.A.
            dy                 [m]: N.A.
            dz                 [m]: N.A.
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Date Installed          : 1983-01-01
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : (multiple lines)
 
 13.02.04.01 Local Ties from the SRP to Other Monuments or Systems on Site
 
          Monument Name           : WTZZ
          Instrumentation Type    : GLONASS
          Instrumentation Status  : PERMANENT
          DOMES Number            : 14201M014
          CDP Number              : 
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: N.A.
            dy                 [m]: N.A.
            dz                 [m]: N.A.
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Date Installed          : 1997-02-06
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : (multiple lines)
 
 13.02.05.01 Local Ties from the SRP to Other Monuments or Systems on Site
 
          Monument Name           : WETL
          Instrumentation Type    : SLR
          Instrumentation Status  : PERMANENT
          DOMES Number            : 14201S018
          CDP Number              : 8834
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: N.A.
            dy                 [m]: N.A.
            dz                 [m]: N.A.
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Date Installed          : 1989-03-01
          Date Removed            : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 13.03.01.01 Eccentricities Between Other Monuments on Site
 
          From: Monument Name     : 
                DOMES Number      : 
                CDP Number        : 
          To:   Monument Name     : 
                DOMES Number      : 
                CDP Number        : 
          Differential Components (ITRS)
            dx                 [m]: 
            dy                 [m]: 
            dz                 [m]: 
            Date Measured         : 
            Determined by         : 
          Additional Information  : 
 
 
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 14.   Local Events Possibly Affecting Computed Position
 
 14.01 Date                       : 
       Event                      : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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 15.   On-Site, Point of Contact Agency Information
 
       Agency                     : BKG and FESG
                                  : Geodetic Observatory Wettzell
                                  : Sackenrieder Str. 25
                                  : D-93444 Bad Koetzting
                                  : Germany
       Mailing Address            : stefan.riepl@bkg.bund.de
       Website                    : 
       Primary Contact
         Contact Name             : Stefan Riepl
         Telephone (primary)      : +49 9941 603 205
         Telephone (secondary)    : 
         Fax                      : +49 9941 603 222
         E-mail                   : stefan.riepl@bkg.bund.de
       Secondary Contact
         Contact Name             : Johann Eckl
         Telephone (primary)      : +49 9941 603 119
         Telephone (secondary)    : 
         Fax                      : +49 9941 603 222
         E-mail                   : johann.eckl@bkg.bund.de
       Tertiary Contact
         Contact Name             : 
         Telephone (primary)      : 
         Telephone (secondary)    : 
         Fax                      : 
         E-mail                   : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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 16.   Responsible Agency (if different from 15.)
 
       Agency                     : 
       Mailing Address            : 
       Primary Contact
         Contact Name             : 
         Telephone (primary)      : 
         Telephone (secondary)    : 
         Fax                      : 
         E-mail                   : 
       Secondary Contact
         Contact Name             : 
         Telephone (primary)      : 
         Telephone (secondary)    : 
         Fax                      : 
         E-mail                   : 
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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 17.   More Information
 
       URL for More Information   : www.bkg.bund.de
       Hardcopy on File
         Site Map                 : YES
         Site Diagram             : YES
         Horizon Mask             : NO
         Monument Description     : NO
         Site Pictures            : YES
       Additional Information     : 
 
 
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