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RaceLogic launches wideband system at ION GNSS+

September 14, 2016By
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LabSat 3 by Racelogic is a lightweight and portable system for GNSS testing, capable of recording and replaying the raw radio signals including GPS L1, GLONASS L1, Galileo E1, BeiDou B1, QZSS and SBAS. LabSat 3 records real-world data, reproducing all GNSS artefacts on the laboratory bench, including multipath, ionospheric effects and signal dropouts. There is no limit to the... read more

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Septentrio to supply GNSS reference stations, timing receivers to JPL

September 14, 2016By
The Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS receiver.

Septentrio has received a contract to supply 35 high-precision GNSS receivers to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for use in the NASA Global GNSS network (GGN). The NASA GGN is one of the world’s largest global GNSS tracking networks with nearly a hundred reference receivers deployed worldwide and is a participant in the International GNSS Service (IGS). The GGN is... read more

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NovAtel introduces OEM7 with next-gen positioning technology

September 14, 2016By
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NovAtel launched its new OEM7 family at ION GNSS+ 2016, which is being held Sept. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon. OEM7 expands the receiver options open to system integrators. Five GNSS receiver cards are available, including the new OEM7600, the smallest, lightest dual-frequency receiver card ever developed by the company. All cards have 555 available channels, are multi-constellation and multi-frequency and provide new advanced interference... read more

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Report delves into military GPS/GNSS device market

September 13, 2016By

A new market report focuses military GPS and GNSS devices. The “Global and Chinese Military GPS/GNSS Devices Industry, 2011-2021 Market Research Report” is an in-depth study on the current state of the industry, with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics on the market status of device manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction... read more

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FAA’s ADS-B rebate program for aviators begins Sept. 19

September 13, 2016By

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is incentivizing general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with required NextGen avionics technology before the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline. On Sept. 19, the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) rebate website will go live, and general aviation aircraft owners will have the opportunity to apply for a $500 rebate to help offset... read more

IFEN launches cost-effective NCS TITAN GNSS simulator

September 13, 2016By
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IFEN GmbH has launched its new NCS Titan GNSS simulator. The NCS Titan has up to 256 channels (and 1024 multipath channels) and up to 4 RF outputs per chassis, providing flexibility and outstanding performance, according to IFEN. The extra complexity and cost of using multiple signal generators is avoided, improving reliability without compromising on functionality, IFEN said in a news release. The innovative design of... read more

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Spirent GSS200D automates monitoring and analysis of RF interference

September 13, 2016By
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Spirent Communications has rolled out its new GSS200D Interference Detection and Analysis solution. The GSS200D was developed as part of Spirent’s partnership with Nottingham Scientific Limited. The GSS200D comprises field-based hardware and a secure data server for automatic capture and analysis of GNSS radio-frequency interference. Deployments of GSS200D probes readily provide users with a thorough understanding of the RF interference environment at sites... read more

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Septentrio launches PolaRx5TR GNSS receiver for timing

September 12, 2016By
The Septentrio PolaRX5TR.

Septentrio has launched its most advanced GNSS receiver for dedicated time and frequency transfer applications, the PolaRx5TR. The PolaRx5TR is the newest addition to Septentrio’s PolaRx product line of GNSS receivers, which led to the selection of Septentrio as preferred vendor for reference stations to UNAVCO for 2015-2018. The PolaRx5TR has 544 hardware channels and supports all major satellite constellations... read more

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