Invalid Leap Second Error in TBC

Invalid Leap Second Error in TBC

With the data collected after Jan 1, 2016 you have probably seen a “Invalid leap second” message when trying to post process or review the GNSS data. We have a fix for that that you can get either through Check for Updates via Trimble GPS Configuration Files Utility update or you can go straight to the Trimble Configuration Utility webpage on and get the updated Utility from here:

Trimble Configuration Utility


  • Solution CenterSearch the Trimble library to access the most relevant information to your query.
  • Trimble Office Configuration Files Update UtilityThis utility updates your office computer with the latest files for:
    • GPS antennas
    • GPS receivers
    • GPS antenna model files

After running the utility, your Trimble software will support the latest GPS hardware. The following products will be updated:

  • Trimble Geomatics Office
  • Trimble Total Control
  • SiteVision Office
  • Terramodel
  • GPS Pathfinder Office
  • Configuration Toolbox
  • GPSurvey
  • Trimble Link
  • Trimble Business Center

Download Trimble Office Configuration File Update Utility
File last updated: Jan 5, 2016

Note : The utility updates any language installation.


On most modern Windows operating systems, you must have ‘administrator’ permissions to install the new files.
To install the new files:

  1. Click on the link above and download the file to your computer.
  2. Save the file to an appropriate folder.
  3. Once the download is complete, navigate to the folder you downloaded the utility to, and double-click on the file to run the utility.

After the installation, you are prompted to view the Readme file, which contains information on version numbers and update changes.

Download Changes.txt
File last updated: Jan 5, 2016


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