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India’s IRNSS-1F satellite on countdown to launch

March 9, 2016By
Panoramic view of fully integrated PSLV-C32 with IRNSS-1F being moved to second launch pad (SLP).

The countdown for the launch of of a rocket carrying Indian Regional Navigation Satellite Sytem-IRNSS-1F began at 9:30 a.m. local time at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, reports the New Indian Express. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is expected to blast off around 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, following a 54-hour 30-minute countdown. “Like the countdowns for the... read more

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Expert Opinions: What key challenge should developers test for in a full PNT solution?

March 9, 2016By

Q: What key challenge should system integrators and product developers test for in a full position, navigation and timing solution? A: Spoofing is normally associated with the creation of false signals in order to generate a position error, but the same technique may be used to distort a timing solution. With GNSS timing systems being used in critical infrastructure, like... read more

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Innovation: Clarifying the ambiguities

March 8, 2016By
FIGURE 1. Public providers of PPP-AR products.

Examining the interoperability of precise point positioning products
Our authors look at the interoperability of PPP ambiguity resolution products distributed by several research organizations for improving position solutions. read more

International Navigation Conference seeks papers for 2 tracks

March 8, 2016By

The Royal Institute of Navigation is seeking papers for International Navigation Conference 2016 (INC 16), which will be held Nov. 8-10 in Glasgow, Scotland. INC 16 will address cutting-edge issues in positioning, navigation and timing. Of global importance, INC 16 will feature the latest developments in topics such as GNSS, indoor positioning, autonomous transport, security against cyber attack, resilience and quantum technology.... read more

Managing editor reflects on a decade with GPS World

March 8, 2016By
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By Tracy Cozzens, Managing Editor In February, I hit the 10-year mark with GPS World magazine. That milestone caused me to stop and reflect on all the changes in my work over the past decade. In 2006, our web presence was mostly taking the print magazine and replicating it on the website, complete with a Table of Contents for the... read more

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ION GNSS+ 2016 abstracts due March 10

March 7, 2016By

Abstracts for ION GNSS+ 2016 are due Thursday, March 10. ION GNSS+ 2016 is the 29th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation. The theme of this year’s conference is “GNSS + Other Sensors in Today’s Marketplace.” The conference will take place Sept. 12-16 (tutorials Sept. 12-13) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. ION GNSS+ 2016... read more

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COSPAR to host satellite panel on GNSS

March 3, 2016By

The next meeting of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) is expected to attract about 2,500 scientists and engineers from around the world. COSPAR Istanbul 2016: 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly will be held July 30-Aug. 7 in Istanbul, Turkey. Deadline for early registration is May 31. More than 100 symposia will cover all areas of space science: space studies of the... read more

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European Space Solutions to feature Galileo and EGNOS

March 2, 2016By
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European Space Solutions 2016 is a five-day conference that will bring together business and policy makers with users and developers of space-based solutions. The conference will take place at the World Forum Convention Centre in The Hague, The Netherlands, May 30 to June 3. Registration is free of charge, but mandatory. The event will explore how space makes a difference to the lives, and livelihoods,... read more

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