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Broadcom’s GPS-Enabled Device for Satellite Units Helps Fight Piracy Posted on 02 Jan 2015 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Tracking & Product Showcase & Social Networking & Advertising categories.

Satellite TV pirates beware: Broadcom Corporation is offering a GPS-enabled satellite outdoor unit (ODU) device that gives satellite TV providers a way to track subscriber equipment, pinpoint service issues in the home, and... Read more»

Abstracts Sought for EGU Session on High-Precision GNSS Posted on 02 Jan 2015 in the Latest News categories.

The General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union will feature a high-precision GNSS session, and is seeking paper submissions. The EGU General Assembly will be held in Vienna, Austria, April... Read more»

CNAV Messages Now Transmitted Daily Posted on 02 Jan 2015 in the GNSS & GNSS News & GPS Modernization & Latest News categories.

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv.   Starting December 31, 2014, the Air Force 2nd Space Operations Squadron began transmitting daily CNAV uploads. The CNAV signals should continue to be considered pre-operational... Read more»

EGNOS Operations Introduced in Mediterranean Region: MEDUSA Posted on 22 Dec 2014 in the Augmentation & Assistance & Aviation & Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News & Transportation News categories.

A live demonstration of an aviation application in Tunisia helps the local aviation community validate the use of EGNOS to guide airplanes during landing operations. This activity constitutes the first complete experience of EGNOS Safety of Life service for aviation approaches outside of Europe. Read more»

First Galileo FOC Satellite on the Air Posted on 18 Dec 2014 in the Galileo & GNSS & GNSS News categories.

Will Be Employable for Surveying, Precise Positioning, and Geodesy By Peter Steigenberger and André Hauschild, German Aerospace Center (DLR) / German Space Operations Center The first Full Operational Capability (FOC) Galileo satellite... Read more»

Eos Positioning Launches Arrow High-Accuracy GNSS Receiver Posted on 18 Dec 2014 in the Featured Stories & Government & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Natural Resources & Survey & Survey News & Surveying & Utilities categories.

Eos Positioning Systems has introduced a new line of high-accuracy GNSS receivers for smartphones and tablet computers, including both sub-meter and RTK performance for all mobile platforms: iOS, Android, and Windows.... Read more»

Sanctions Delay Russia’s GLONASS-K2 Program Posted on 17 Dec 2014 in the GLONASS & GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

According to the GLONASS satellite manufacturer, the company will now produce nine GLONASS-K1 satellites rather than move to GLONASS-K2, because of the sanctions restricting the delivery of radiation-resistant electronic components from the West. Read more»

Salvaged Galileo Performs Its First Navigation Fix Posted on 17 Dec 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Featured Stories & Galileo & GNSS & GNSS News & Government & Government News & Latest News categories.

Galileo's fifth satellite — recently salvaged from the wrong orbit to begin navigation testing — has been combined with three predecessors to provide its very first position fix. Read more»