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Symmetricom Enhances SSU 2000 Platform with GLONASS Posted on 05 Feb 2013 in the GLONASS & Latest News & Timing categories.

Symmetricom, Inc. today announced two new capabilities for its SSU 2000 Synchronization Supply Unit: a GLONASS timing reference that uses signals from the satellite navigation system operated by the Russian... Read more»

Trimble Introduces High-Accuracy Correction Service for Agriculture Posted on 05 Feb 2013 in the Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Precision Ag categories.

Trimble is launching a high-accuracy correction service for the agriculture market. The Trimble RangePoint RTX correction service is expected to be available in March. According to Trimble, the RangePoint RTX service... Read more»

Hemisphere GPS Sells Precision Business to Chinese UniStrong Posted on 04 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & GNSS News & Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News & OEM News categories.

On January 31, Hemisphere GNSS Inc., a subsidiary of Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology Co. Ltd., purchased the Precision Products business and related GNSS technology and intellectual property from Hemisphere... Read more»

LabSat 2 Customers Offered Free BeiDou Upgrade Posted on 04 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Latest News & Mobile Devices & OEM News & Simulators & Tools categories.

LabSat 2 now has the ability to record and replay satellite signals from the rapidly expanding Chinese navigation system, BeiDou. LabSat 2 users can now record and replay any combination... Read more»

Anti-Jam Protection by Antenna Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Signal Processing categories.

A controlled radiated pattern antenna can be an effective way to protect GPS receivers against jamming. A new CRPA, composed of seven elements, works on the E5a, E5b, E6, L2, and L1 bandwidths. This article reports on radiation pattern measurements of the array in a test facility. Read more»

The System: BeiDou ICD, Galileo-Only Positioning Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Galileo & System and Business News & The System categories.

BeiDou ICD: Signal Specs Are Free At Last; First Demonstration of Galileo-Only Positioning (By Peter Steigenberger, Urs Hugentobler, and Oliver Montenbruck) BeiDou ICD: Signal Specs Are Free At Last The... Read more»

Expert Advice: BeiDou, How Things Have Changed Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the BeiDou/Compass & Expert Advice & Leadership Talks & GNSS Opinions & Opinions & Receiver Design categories.

Economically, the System Differs Significantly from Its GNSS Cousins John W. Lavrakas In May 2007, I authored an article in GPS World looking ten years into the future and envisioning... Read more»

Out in Front: Stand By to Capsize Posted on 01 Feb 2013 in the From the Editor & Opinions categories.

We have reached our tipping point, say the seven U.S. military Joint Chiefs of Staff in a January 14 letter to Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee... Read more»