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December 4, 2020

New Broadcast RTK Corrections over Satellite Radio Enable On-Road Autonomy

The SiriusXM satellite radio network now broadcasts GNSS corrections from Trimble’s RTX service. New cars sold in the contiguous U.S. and Canada equipped with SiriusXM’s Gen8 satellite chipset will be able to receive RTX GNSS corrections, without the need to access a cellular network, thus enabling high-accuracy positioning, a key component of autonomous on-road applications.

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Letter to Senate Says FCC Order Will Negatively Impact Industry and Government

A broad cross-industry coalition sent a strongly worded letter to the  Senate Commerce Committee warning that the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Ligado Order that impacts GPS, if left in place, “would upend decades of sound spectrum policy, negatively impact a significant cross-section of commercial, federal, and academic users who rely on the many different L-band satellite services, and threaten the safety of most Americans.”

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