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September 14, 2021

Washington View: Big Wheels Keep On Turning – Rolling On The River To 5G

Ligado Networks had an early-year win in the form of a Federal Communications Commission denial of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Stay Petition involving Ligado’s license for a terrestrial service in the mobile satellite services L-band. The company continues to roll toward deployment of a nationwide 5G network. While filings trickle in from the private sector, the feds work quietly behind the scenes on Congressional due-outs. In short, wheels big and small keep churning down the river to 5G.

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By Dawn M.K. Zoldi (Colonel, USAF, Ret.)

Italy and Qascom to Land First GNSS Receiver on the Moon

A 2023 lander in the moon’s Mare Crisium will carry the first GNSS receiver to that planet’s surface: the Navigation Early Investigation on Lunar surface (NEIL) receiver with software-defined radio (SDR) technology. The receiver will spring from agreements between the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Italian firm Qascom srl.

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By Inside GNSS
August 20, 2021

For PNT Integration, Timing Is Everything

GPS + inertial + camera + LiDAR + baro-altimeter = a very precise measurement, right? Not when the respective sensor output timings lack proper synchronization. Only when each piece of data carries an accurate timetag can they together enable optimal performance in multi-sensor fusion systems.

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By Inside GNSS