Alan Cameron, Author at Inside GNSS

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May 31, 2020
Javad Ashjaee, 1949-2020

A great man has left us, left the international GNSS community. Dr. Javad Ashjaee passed away in Moscow on May 30 from the…

By Alan Cameron


May 19, 2020
Knives Out

The Federal Communications Commission should really consider updating its motto. “Firm, fast, flexible, and fair” has a bit of an old-fashioned ring. As…

By Alan Cameron


April 16, 2020
I Went Down to the Crossroads

We stand at an existential crossroads while someone else decides our future. I don’t mean the choice of direction, currently roiling the front…

By Alan Cameron


April 9, 2020
Hidden Siblings of the GNSS

GPS keeps a digital twin sequestered in El Segundo, California. Galileo has an Earth-bound space vehicle in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, straining at its…

By Alan Cameron


March 20, 2020
When Truth Matters. Absolutely.

One may well ask, when doesn’t it? That aside, some controversy has arisen in the world of competitive running, and self-competitive running as…

By Alan Cameron


February 14, 2020
Scottish Rocket Site Planned; Could It Launch British GNSS?

Plans have been submitted for a rocket launch site in the north of Scotland that could boost communications satellites into orbit in two…

By Alan Cameron


January 22, 2020
Time Is Relative, Position Absolute

I strode into the plenary session of the ION International Technical Meeting, primed and ready for a barrage of modernity, of out-in-front advances…

By Alan Cameron


November 26, 2019
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Future

Very occasionally, history repeats itself, in oddly nuanced ways. I stand today at such a juncture. Nineteen years ago Glen Gibbons, the founder…

By Alan Cameron