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FileToRbnb

FileToRbnb reads from a DAQ-formatted ASCII file and sends the contents to the Data Turbine server.

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Version 1.0 - published on 28 Sep 2008

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FileToRbnb reads from a DAQ-formatted ASCII file and sends the contents to a Data Turbine server.
The input file begins with a metadata header that describes the active channels and their units. Each line following the metadata header represents a single point in time (always in GMT) and contains the value of each channel at that point in time. Values are seperated by tab characters (t) and missing values are indicated with a sequence of two tabs in a row with no intervening spaces (i.e., tt). Note the use of scientific notation for the values. Below is a short sample file. To use the file for test purposes, replace all t's with actual tab characters before importing it into the Data Turbine server.

Active channels: ATL1,ATT1,ATL3,ATT3
Channel units: g,g,in,kip
TimetATL1tATT1tATL3tATT3
2002-11-13T15:48:55.26499t2.71828E0t3.1415E0t0.0000E0t6.6600E2
2002-11-13T15:48:55.41499t8.67531E6t6.0200E23t1.0000E0t4.2000E1

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  • (2008), "FileToRbnb," http://nees.org/resources/FileToRbnb.

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