Leadership Awards 2012: At the Frontiers of Time

November 27, 2012 - By

This article reproduces the acceptance speeches given by the winners of GPS World’s 2012 Leadership Awards, at the Leadership Dinner in Nashville in September. The Leadership Dinner was sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Deimos Space. read more

Symmetricom Expands Test Set Portfolio with High-Performance Test Probe

November 26, 2012 - By

Symmetricom, Inc., has launched a high-performance, low-cost measurement solution, the Symmetricom 3120A Phase Noise Test Probe, which can be used to test reference clocks. The latest addition to Symmetricom’s state-of-the-art timing test set portfolio, the 3120A Test Probe comes in a convenient small form factor and measures phase noise and Allan deviation as part of the base hardware kit. Additional... read more

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InfoAg 2013

November 26, 2012 - By

InfoAg 2013 will be held July 16-18, 2013, in Springfield, Illinois. This premier conference on precision agriculture will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The conference is the gathering place for the world’s best and brightest researchers and agribusiness innovators. A look back at past programs is like looking at a who’s who in precision ag today. More than... read more

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Space Weather Workshop

November 26, 2012 - By

Space Weather Workshop: the Meeting of Science, Research, Applications, Operations, and Users, will be held April 24-27, 2013, in Boulder, Colorado. Space Weather Workshop is an annual conference that brings industry, academia, and government agencies together in a lively dialog about space weather. What began in 1996 as a conference for the space weather user community has evolved into the... read more

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General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union

November 26, 2012 - By

The General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union will be held in Vienna, Austria, April 7-12, 2013. A highlight is Session “G1.3 – High-Precision GNSS Algorithms and Applications in Geosciences.” This session is an activity of IAG Sub-Commission 4.5 “High-Precision GNSS Algorithms and Applications.” Session G1.3 description: In the past two decades high-precision GPS has been applied to support numerous... read more

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Topcon’s Ray O’Connor Receives Honorary Doctorate

November 21, 2012 - By

The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has conferred the award of honorary doctorate on Ireland native Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems. The award was conferred in recognition of O’Connor’s outstanding achievements in international business and innovation. Originally from County Kildare and now based in California, O’Connor attended the ceremony accompanied by his wife Nancy, as well... read more

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Conversation with Ray Kolibaba on the GPS Ground Control Segment

November 20, 2012 - By

Ray Kolibaba, Raytheon VP and Program Manager for OCX, took part in a candid conversation with Don Jewell, our defense editor at GPS World. Kolibaba gives us an unprecedented look at the GPS ground control segment, warts and all, as it exists today. His updates about a viable program are good news because at one time the OCX program was... read more

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