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Spirent Enhances GNSS Record and Playback System Posted on 10 Mar 2015 in the Design & Test & Latest News & Simulators & Tools categories.

Spirent Communications has added capabilities to its ultra-wideband GSS6425, which enable recording up to 150MHz bandwidth of GNSS signals. Users can now record up to three RF frequency bands at any one time... Read more»

Galileo Satellites Ready for Fueling as Launcher Takes Shape Posted on 09 Mar 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

By the European Space Agency All the elements for this month’s Galileo launch are coming together at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. As the two satellites undergo final testing and... Read more»

Karel Introduces High-Performance GPS/INS System Posted on 09 Mar 2015 in the Defense & Latest News & Product Showcase categories.

The VIA-100G, an integrated GPS and MEMS-IMU (inertial measurement system), has been added to the ViaNav inertial navigation system family produced by Karel Electronics Corporation. Featuring a high-accuracy fusion filter running on... Read more»

Antenna Array and Receiver Testing with a Multi-RF Output GNSS Simulator Posted on 06 Mar 2015 in the Design & Test & Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Receiver Design & Simulators & Tools categories.

This article discusses the GALANT adaptively steered antenna array and receiver, demonstrating the test scenarios generated with the GNSS simulator. Exemplary results of different static and dynamic test scenarios are presented, validating the attitude determination capabilities as well as the interference detection and mitigation capabilities. Read more»

Innovation: Where Are We? Posted on 05 Mar 2015 in the Algorithms & Methods & Design & Test & From the Magazine & Innovation categories.

Positioning in Challenging Environments Using Ultra-Wideband Sensor Networks
The use of large transmission bandwidths offers a number of benefits, including accurate ranging and that application in particular is being actively developed for positioning and navigation in environments that are challenging to GNSS such as indoors and built-up areas. In this month’s column, we take a look at the work being carried out in this area by a team of researchers at The Ohio State University. Read more»

Arianespace Soyuz Begins Integration for March 27 Galileo Launch Posted on 05 Mar 2015 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The Soyuz launcher for Arianespace’s upcoming mission with two European Galileo navigation satellites is taking shape at the Spaceport for a March 27 liftoff from French Guiana. “During activity in the Spaceport’s... Read more»

Langley’s Ionosphere Research Focus of CBC Report Posted on 05 Mar 2015 in the Design & Test & Featured Stories & Signal Processing categories.

CBC News interviewed GPS World Innovation Editor Richard Langley about his ionosphere interference research project with NASA, reported on earlier this week. Langley, a professor at the University of New Brunswick, is... Read more»

MWC 2015: Rohde & Schwarz Adds Testing for Russia’s Emergency Calling Posted on 05 Mar 2015 in the Design & Test & Latest News & Simulators & Tools & Transportation categories.

Effective January 1, 2015, all new car models introduced to the Russian market must be equipped with the automatic ERA-GLONASS emergency call system. Rohde & Schwarz now offers a standard... Read more»