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Improve your detection and mitigation of signal interference in free webinar

January 18, 2017By
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New speakers have been announced for GPS World‘s Feb. 2 webinar, “Signal Interference: Detection and Mitigation.” Rick Hamilton, U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center and Civil GPS Service Interface Committee; Connor Brashar, The MITRE Corporation; and Patrick Casiano, NovAtel, will present a range of sub-topics spanning ways to maximize PNT performance and efficiency. As the number of GNSS signals being tracked increases, so does... read more

Drone developments: Avionics, fuel cells and swarms

January 18, 2017By
H2QUAD 1000 quad-rotor UAV, on site in France.

The first year I was at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) convention in 2012 (well before it became Xponential) in Las Vegas, Nevada, I spent a lot of time looking for any exhibitors who were thinking of business in commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS). At that time, the U.S. military had not yet suffered the major budget... read more

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How best to select a GNSS vendor: Reader poll

January 12, 2017By

The January reader poll asks you to answer the question: “What are the most important factors to consider in selecting a GNSS vendor?” Answer the poll by Jan. 25 for entry to a drawing for a $50 gift card. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool. Survey not rendering correctly? View it in a... read more

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Case study: Firms collaborate on product development

January 12, 2017By
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Professional GNSS users now expect lightweight, easy-to-use receivers optimized for their particular workflows. Meanwhile, a streamlined manufacturing process means design and production of sophisticated instruments now takes months rather than years, and relies on global teams of networked specialists. Carlson Software approached Hemisphere GNSS in early 2015 with the goal of bringing a new GNSS receiver to market, one optimized... read more

Spirent launches PT TestBench software to speed receiver development

January 11, 2017By
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Spirent Communications is making available PT TestBench software, designed to help technology, system and application developers build more accurate positioning functions more quickly. The testing, analysis and reporting package automates testing of GPS and other GNSS receivers, so higher quality systems are brought to market faster and more reliably. Until now, there have been no standards for GNSS receiver performance assessment, leaving... read more

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TRAK Microwave offers 50-channel GPS reference clock

January 5, 2017By
8835 GPS Clock by TRAK Microwave.

TRAK Microwave has added a GPS time and frequency clock to its product offerings. The 50-channel 8835 GPS reference clock serves satcom, defense and wireless applications. The 8835 GPS clock has extreme power and interoperability options while maintaining GPS accuracy and reliability, TRAK Microwave said. While tracking GPS, the clock exhibits a frequency accuracy of <1 x 10-12 and a 1 PPS accuracy... read more

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International GNSS summer school goes to Norway

January 5, 2017By
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The University of the Bundeswehr Muenchen and the Norwegian Space Centre are organizing the International Summer School on Global Satellite Navigation Systems 2017. This year the Summer School will be held at Longyearbyen, Svalbard – Spitsbergen, Norway, Sept. 4-15. Lectures start the morning of Sept. 5 and end Sept. 14 following dinner. The Summer School is open to graduate students, Ph.D.... read more

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EndRun solution removes GPS signal delays

January 5, 2017By
The Meridian II Precision TimeBase.

EndRun Technologies, a provider of precision time and frequency solutions, today announced the availability of the Real-Time Ionospheric Corrections (RTIC) option for the Meridian II Precision TimeBase. The RTIC option directly measures and removes the ionospheric delay to GPS signals within a single frequency L1 timing receiver. This new Meridian II option optimizes the stability and accuracy of the time... read more

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