January 22, 2012
[Updated March 27] We see lots of graphs, schemata, renderings and photographic images of the GNSS satellites and constellations. Perhaps it's time to rest the eyes with imaginative images of space and satellites through the eyes of children.
Over a number of years, up to 30 of Europe's Galileo navigation satellites are expected to reach orbit and each of them will be named after a child from one of the 27 European Union countries.
Events • January 6, 2012
Going to the Adriatic in May? Submit Your Abstracts for the GNSS Vulnerabilities and Solutions Conference
This annual seminar on the Croatian Adriatic aims at GNSS experts and
The sixth GNSS Vulnerabilities and Solutions Conference will take place at Baska on the resort island of Krk in Croatia from May 21 to May 24, 2012.
December 27, 2011
Raven Industries Electronic Systems Division has announced a new distributor relationship that will offer the company's differential GPS (DGPS) products through NavtechGPS, of Springfield, Virginia.
Effective December 15, 2011, NavtechGPS began receiving and processing U.S. orders for Raven StarLink DGPS products, including line amplifiers, Raven Link timing & synchronization system, down/up converters, splitters, and antennas.
December 26, 2011
Spirent Communications has launched of a subscription service for live GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, and QZSS) environmental-capture data set samples, recorded at major locations worldwide, in challenging urban and suburban conditions.
The data sets are designed for use with the company’s GSS6400 GNSS Record and Playback test System. They encompass a variety of recorded scenarios ranging from drive-through multi-level roads, tunnels, and car parks to drive-throughs in downtown areas with high-rise buildings.
New Builds • November 30, 2011
Spirent Communications has announced the launch of its new automation and reporting tool, TestDrive-GNSS for SimGEN- and SimREPLAYplus-controlled GNSS test systems. TestDrive-GNSS automates the testing process to significantly reduce overhead costs and testing times associated with characterization of GNSS devices.
November 17, 2011
ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology Ltd. announced today (November 17, 2011) that they have agreed to jointly pursue and develop product offerings for the GNSS interference, detection and mitigation (IDM) market.
New Builds • November 10, 2011
IFEN GmbH has begun shipping its new NavX-NCS Essential, a multi‐constellation and single‐frequency GNSS RF navigation constellation simulator mainly targeting consumer and automotive applications.
The new simulator was developed in cooperation with WORK Microwave GmbH, of Holzkirchen, Germany, a long-time partner of Poing, Germany– based IFEN.
November 9, 2011
NovAtel Inc. has introduced its GPStation-6 GNSS Ionospheric Scintillation and TEC Monitor (GISTM) receiver designed for ionospheric monitoring and space weather applications.
New Builds • November 9, 2011
Tokyo, Japan–based IP Solutions has released its ReGen GNSS DIF Signal Simulator, a software simulator that simulates ionospheric effects, generates digital IF (DIF) signals similar to those recorded by an RF recorder, and comes with an optional capability of simulating integrated inertial navigation.
Various configurations can produce multichannel GPS and GLONASS L1 signals and single-channel GPS L1, L2, L5 and GLONASS L1 and L2 signals, as well as simulating noise and interference.
Events • October 31, 2011
[UPDATED November 1] The presidents of the European Parliament and European Council and the president and vice-president of the European Commission have issued an urgent call to EU business and government leaders and citizens to complete Galileo, the EU satellite navigation system, and other space-based initiatives even in the face of the current economic crisis.
They are patrons of a high-level European space policy conference to be held in the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on November 9 and 10.