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Date:   Tue, 17 Dec 1996 14:00:56 GMT
Reply-To:   Arlin Collins <arlin@METRONET.COM>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:   Arlin Collins <arlin@METRONET.COM>
Organization:   Texas Metronet, Inc (login info (214/488-2590 - 817/571-0400))
Subject:   Re: binary data files

Erik Engstrom (eman@minn.net) wrote: : Is there a SAS utility that will allow SAS to read custom binary files? : In our binary files each record is 7 bytes long and contains the

: second 6 bits values range from 0 to 59 : minute 6 bits values range from 0 to 59 : month 4 bits values range from 1 to 12 : hour 5 bits values range from 0 to 23 : day 5 bits values range from 1 to 31 : year 6 bits values range from 0 to 63 : volume 8 bits values range from 0 to 255 : occupancy 8 bits values range from 0 to 100 : status 4 bits values range from -4 to +3 : flag 4 bits values range from -4 to +3

: It sure would be nice to get this into a SAS data set somehow any ideas?

use the BITSw.d as your informat

Arlin


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