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Beidou-3 precise point positioning ambiguity resolution with B1I/B3I/B1C/B2a/B2b phase observable-specific signal bias and satellite B1I/B3I legacy clock


Liu,  Tianjun
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Chen,  Hua
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Song,  Chuanfeng
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Wang,  Yong
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Yuan,  Peng
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Geng,  Tao
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Jiang,  Weiping
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Liu, T., Chen, H., Song, C., Wang, Y., Yuan, P., Geng, T., Jiang, W. (2023): Beidou-3 precise point positioning ambiguity resolution with B1I/B3I/B1C/B2a/B2b phase observable-specific signal bias and satellite B1I/B3I legacy clock. - Advances in Space Research, 72, 2, 488-502.

Cite as: https://gfzpublic.gfz-potsdam.de/pubman/item/item_5022686
In addition to the legacy B1I and B3I signals, the BeiDou global navigation satellite system (Beidou-3) are capable of transmitting B1C/B2a/B2b/B2 several new navigation signals. The multi-frequency signals of Beidou-3 are expected to benefit precise point positioning with ambiguity resolution (PPP AR). Currently, most international GNSS service (IGS) analysis center adopt the Beidou-3 B1I/B3I ionosphere-free (IF) combination to estimate the satellite orbit and clock products, the Beidou-3 B1C/B2a/B2b/B2 phase biases should be aligned with satellite B1I/B3I clocks. Therefore, in this paper, the multi-frequency phase observable-specific phase biases (OSB) estimation method is developed for Beidou-3 system, which is compatible with satellite B1I/B3I legacy clock. Experimenting on the Beidou-3 multi-frequency observations over 30 days from the globally distributed stations, the characteristics of the estimated Beidou-3 multi-frequency phase OSB and the positioning performance of the IF kinematic PPP AR with different frequency combination are assessed. After the OSB are used in the raw observations, the results demonstrate that the wide-lane ambiguities residuals within ± 0.25 cycle are approximately 97%, 94%, 97% and 93% for Beidou-3 B1I/B3I, B1C/B2b, B1C/B3I and B1C/B2a combinations, respectively. When the OSB and satellite B1I/B3I legacy clock are used in different dual-frequency combination PPP AR tests, over 94% of the corresponding narrow-lane ambiguities are within ± 0.25 cycle. In addition, owing to the low noise of the B1C/B2a combination, the positioning performance of B1C/B2a PPP AR outperforms that of the other frequency combinations. More specifically, in case of B1I/B3I PPP AR, almost 22.7 min is required to successfully achieve 10 cm for east, north and up components, while only 18.8 min is needed for B1C/B2a PPP AR. The results show that such phase OSB, along with Beidou-3 satellite B1I/B3I legacy clock, can fully recover the PPP ambiguities based on all available frequency choices and observable combinations.