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New FAA rules for small unmanned aircraft now in effect Posted on 29 Aug 2016 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems, announced June 21, officially take effect today. “People are captivated by the limitless possibilities unmanned aircraft offer, and they... Read more»

Public meeting set for Navstar GPS documents Posted on 29 Aug 2016 in the Defense & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Air Force is holding a 2016 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Forum for the Navstar GPS public documents Sept. 21-22 in El Segundo, California. The meeting is intended... Read more»

Satlab Geosolutions’ RTK Handheld uses tablet or phone as display Posted on 29 Aug 2016 in the Latest News & Mapping & Product Showcase & Survey categories.

Swedish-based survey and GIS equipment maker Satlab Geosolutions is offering a multi-purpose handheld that sends centimeter-level NMEA position data to the user’s tablet or smartphone. The SLC RTK handheld brings professional high-precision positioning... Read more»

Expert Opinions: Buyers’ need for GNSS receiver testing, certification Posted on 29 Aug 2016 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

Q: Buyers get little guidance as to how specific receivers react to interference, particularly in critical infrastructure. Is there a need for receiver testing and certification along the lines of... Read more»

Lockheed precision-guided munitions tests successful Posted on 26 Aug 2016 in the Defense & Latest News categories.

Lockheed Martin’s new Dual Mode Plus laser guided bomb (LGB) successfully completed two recent flight tests at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, California. The tests... Read more»

FAA clarifies changes before small drone rule takes effect Posted on 26 Aug 2016 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new small drone rule — formally known as Part 107 — is effective on Monday, Aug. 29. The FAA has released information to help drone users understand the new... Read more»

Sensonor supplies IMUs for NASA’s Raven and asteroid Scout Posted on 26 Aug 2016 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

Sensonor AS is partnering with NASA to supply current and future low- and near-Earth orbit space missions with inertial and gyroscope modules. The Norway-based company first began supplying its standard inertial measurement... Read more»

Harxon antenna aimed at marine positioning Posted on 26 Aug 2016 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Latest News & Product Showcase & Transportation categories.

Harxon has released a utility beacon antenna — HX-CS7615A — to professionally solve marine satellite positioning challenges. The HX-CS7615A supports GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2 BDS B1/B2/B3 and beacon frequencies (282.6 to... Read more»