An error occurs when running the STDSIMPORT command either from the command line or from the wizard:
STDSIMPORT 1015 newgrid
Importing ARC coverages newgrid from SDTS/TVP transfer 1015
Standard Identification . : SPATIAL DATA TRANSFER STANDARD
Standard Version. . . . . : 1998 JUNE 9
Standard Documentation Ref: ANSI NCITS 320-1998
Profile Identification. . : SRPE: SDTS RASTER PROFILE and EXTENSIONS
Do not support "SRPE: SDTS RASTER PROFILE and EXTENSIONS".
Unable to create arc coverage d:\workspace\newgrid
Bailing out of CONVSDTS
Non-compliant changes in the SDTS format between July 2001 and October 2001 were released to the public. See USGS Data link in the Related Information section.
This executable was not created by ESRI and is not supported by ESRI in any way.
Usage: sdts2dem [-n] [DDFbase] [DEMbase] [cell_id]
-n: put newlines at end of 1024-char line [default is NO newline].
DDFbase: first 4 chars (ABCD) in DDF file name (ABCDxxxx.ddf)
DEMbase: file name for output without .DEM extension
cell_id: characters in position 7 and 8 of CELL file name (usually 'L0')
The latest information and compliant DEM files can be found at USGS SDTS Format description page. See link below.