Thinking Aloud • July/August 2016
Now is the summer of our content, made inglorious winter by, well, just a bunch of stuff.
Name your poison. Brexit. Terrorism near and far. An unpopularity contest passed off as the U.S. presidential election. Yapping dogs in the neighbor’s yard. The Chicago Cubs threatening to blow their World Series chances once again. And global warming? Even the lawn-grass has stopped growing in the heat.
July 8, 2016
Department of Transportation Calls for More Testing of GPS/GNSS Receivers for Adjacent Band Compatibility
A Federal Register notice published on July 7, 2016 announced Department of Transportation (DoT) plans to conduct additional testing of GPS/GNSS receivers this month as part of their Adjacent Band Compatibility (ABC) Study. The notice was issued by DoT Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Gregory Winfree.
November 1, 2016 - November 3, 2016
Stanford, California USA
GNSS Solutions • July/August 2016
Q: How does one compute the noise power to simulate real and complex GNSS signals?
Inside GNSS • July/August 2016
Contemporary times have seen an increase in the number of navigation satellites across various geographical regions. In order to ensure that all these satellite systems work together to optimize the positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) of users on or near the Earth’s surface there is need for inter-cooperation and inter-operability of the systems.
June 30, 2016
A white paper published by the Chinese government earlier this month outlining the action plan for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and a press conference featuring the director of the BDS management office provided new details on the progress for China’s GNSS program.
June 15, 2016
China launched another BeiDou satellite on Sunday (June 12, 2016, local time) to support its GNSS constellation.
The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, was taken into orbit by a Long March-3C carrier rocket. It is the 23rd satellite in the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), a new-generation BeiDou-2 spacecraaft, and the seventh geostationary Earth orbit satellite (GEO) in the BeiDou constellation.
November 7, 2016 - November 9, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada USA
New Builds • June 2, 2016
u-blox has released a firmware upgrade for its NEO-M8P that now supports China’s BeiDou GNSS system in addition to GPS and GLONASS.
July 18, 2016 - July 29, 2016