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SiRF and CSR to Merge

February 10, 2009 - By

SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., based in San Jose, California, and CSR plc, formerly Cambridge Silicon Radio, headquartered in of the UK will merge in a stock-for-stock transaction to create a new company, which will automatically assume a leading position in global connectivity and location markets. The companies expect the transaction to close in the second quarter of 2009. read more

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Survey Perspectives: What’s Your Occupation Time?

February 3, 2009 - By

A reader wrote me about occupation times for RTK work, and it's spurred a conversation I think will be interesting to you and perhaps a little controversial. It seems that most GPS/GNSS users have developed their own opinion based on their own experience. read more

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Innovation: GNSS Antennas

February 1, 2009 - By

An Introduction to Bandwidth, Gain Pattern, Polarization and All That
How do you find best antenna for particular GNSS application, taking into account size, cost, and capability? We look at the basics of GNSS antennas, introducing the various properties and trade-offs that affect functionality and performance. Armed with this information, you should be better able to interpret antenna specifications and to select the right antenna for your next job. read more

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