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Expert Advice: The Impact of RFI on GNSS Receivers Posted on 01 Apr 2015 in the Design & Test & Opinions & Receiver Design & Signal Processing categories.

By Fabio Dovis When subjected to very strong interference, a GNSS receiver can be totally blinded and stop working. This is often the scope of intentional jammers. However, in a number... Read more»

Galileo Product Showcase Posted on 01 Apr 2015 in the Product Showcase categories.

The GPS World Galileo Product Showcase, from the April 2015 issue, features the latest products from seven top companies. GPS/GLONASS/Galileo Receiver The AsteRx3 is a multi-frequency GPS/GLONASS/Galileo receiver is designed for demanding industrial applications.... Read more»

UK Space Agency Awards SBAS Africa Contract to Avanti Posted on 31 Mar 2015 in the Aviation & Latest News & Transportation categories.

Avanti Communications has been appointed by the UK Space Agency to deliver a crucial air navigation project in Africa, SBAS-AFRICA. The satellite operator has been awarded the contract under the agency’s International... Read more»

The System: Celebrating 20 Years of GPS Posted on 31 Mar 2015 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & The System categories.

April marks the 20th anniversary of GPS FOC. U.S. Air Force Space Command declared Full Operational Capability (FOC) for the GPS constellation April 27, 1995, signifying the system met all... Read more»

Expert Advice: Taking Up Positions — Galileo and E112 Posted on 31 Mar 2015 in the From the Magazine & Mobile & Opinions & Tracking & Transportation & Wireless Infrastructure categories.

Europe is looking at the imposition of Galileo as part of an A-GNSS technology push for E112 emergency calling applications. E112 processes currently do not specify performance criteria for the position location accuracy. Read more»

Spectracom Adds India’s IRNSS, Japan’s QZSS to Simulator Capabilities Posted on 31 Mar 2015 in the Design & Test & Latest News & Simulators & Tools categories.

Spectracom has added capability to simulate India’s global navigation satellite system, IRNSS, and Japan’s regional satellite system, QZSS, to its GSG-6 Series multi-frequency GNSS signal simulator. The simulator is designed to be... Read more»

The Business — April 2015 Posted on 30 Mar 2015 in the From the Magazine categories.

The Business section from the March 2015 issue. Download the PDF. Includes: Mobile World Congress Report; Rohde & Schwarz Adds Testing; FAA Seeks Comments on UAS; and more Read more»

China Launches First of Next-Gen BeiDou Satellites Posted on 30 Mar 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

UPDATE (3/31/15): The BeiDou satellite is being targeted for an IGSO orbit, not a MEO orbit as previously speculated. The two images below make this clear.        Below is a... Read more»