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Tallysman Introduces High-Gain, High-Rejection Timing Antennas

September 30, 2015By

Antenna maker Tallysman announces the availability of a family of high-gain (50 dB) and high-rejection timing antennas. The antennas are specifically designed for timing applications in high-density cell/telecommunications tower applications where high levels of near-out-of-band interfering signals can be expected. They feature a 50-dB LNA gain to handle long cable runs often associated with installation on telecommunications towers. The TW3150/52 antennas cover... read more

China Launches 20th BeiDou Satellite with Hydrogen Clock

September 30, 2015By

China launched a new-generation BeiDou satellite into orbit at 7:13 a.m. China Standard Time on Wednesday, Sept. 30, according to the Xinhua News Agency, the 20th satellite for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System. The satellite was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan aboard a Long March-3B carrier rocket. In a first for BeiDou, the new BeiDou... read more

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Highlights from the Grand-Daddy of All GNSS Technical Conferences

September 23, 2015By

The ION GNSS+ 2015 Conference once again fielded a jam-packed agenda of papers on subjects  from world-wide constellation updates, through GNSS integrity, indoor navigation demonstrations, multi-constellation/function chipsets, interference mitigation and jamming detection, privacy issues, and many other very interesting subjects.   That’s GNSS+ in the conference name, as in “plus,” denoting the many other positioning, navigation, and timing technologies it covers.... read more

ION GNSS+ Plenary Navigates to Space, and Beyond

September 16, 2015By

Tuesday night’s Plenary Session at ION GNSS+ took attendees to space with a high-flying presentation on NASA’s planetary exploration endeavors by keynote speaker James L. Green, director of Planetary Science for NASA. He touched on most of the planets, with the July fly-by of Pluto by the New Horizons probe the climax of his talk. Following the keynote, the ION GNSS+... read more

New Spirent Test Framework Evaluates Threats to GPS, GNSS

September 14, 2015By

Spirent Communications has announced a Robust PNT Test Framework that evaluates GPS and GNSS security vulnerabilities for positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) systems. Threats to GNSS and related PNT applications are more orchestrated and coordinated, with the motivation to disrupt or cause financial loss. The technology to disrupt GPS has also become much more accessible, resulting in GPS vulnerability gaining attention... read more

Live from INTERGEO 2015

September 14, 2015By

GPS World staff is reporting from INTERGEO Sept. 15–17. The massive trade show, held this year in Stuttgart, Germany, is considered the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With more than 16,000 visitors from 80 countries, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue. Editorial staff members attending include GPS World Survey/GIS Editor Eric Gakstatter and Senior Digital Editor Joelle Harms. Both are... read more

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Live from ION GNSS+ 2015

September 13, 2015By

The GPS World staff reports live from ION GNSS+ in Tampa, Fla., September 14–18, providing news, photos, videos and more. GPS World will be there with a full team, including Editor and Publisher Alan Cameron, Managing Editor Tracy Cozzens, and our market-sector editors. We’ll be providing near-real-time coverage of the show on GPSworld.com and on Twitter. GPS World will also video record the... read more

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Ten Galileo Satellites Now in Orbit

September 11, 2015By
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Europe’s own satellite navigation system has come a step nearer to completion today with Galileo 9 and 10, which lifted off together at 02:08 GMT on Sept. 11 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana atop a Soyuz launcher. read more

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