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  • Slideshow: 2014 Esri User Conference

    GPS World is at the 2014 Esri User Conference, being held July 14-18 in San Diego. Check out our slideshow for key photos from the first day of the conference. Follow tweets from... read more

  • Chemring Develops Miniaturized GPS/Galileo Anti-Jamming Technology

    Chemring Technology Solutions has developed miniaturized GPS anti-jamming technology it has dubbed GINCAN. GINCAN is designed to combat illegal GPS jammers and is based on the adaptive antenna concept used by military systems. GINCAN has a... read more

  • Power Loss Created Trouble Aboard Galileo Satellite

    In an update to our July 2 story (recapped below), correspondent Peter de Selding wrote in Space News on July 3 that the trouble aboard the fourth in-orbit (IOV) Galileo satellite arose from... read more

  • eDLoran: The Next-Gen Loran

    Potential GNSS Back-up Improves to GPS-Level Accuracy
    A new enhanced differential Loran system demonstrates 5-meter accuracy not achievable by the current DLoran system, and requires less expensive reference stations. A prototype tested in Rotterdam’s Europort area uses standard mobile telecom networks and the Internet to reduce correction data latency — a key source of error — by one to two orders of magnitude. read more

  • GPS Industry Breathes Sigh of Relief

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission convened a June 20 workshop on “GPS Protection and Receiver Performance” whose bite turned out to be far less than its bark had led some in the GPS... read more

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Year of the Generals

July 9, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Several pleasant surprises popped up at this year’s Institute of Navigation’s Joint Navigation Conference (ION JNC) in Orlando, Florida, and the best by far centered on the presenters and the... read more

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FIGURE 1. Global vTEC map obtained with the NeQuick electron density model for a sunspot number of 150 at 13h UT in the month of April (grid resolution 2.5 degrees × 2.5 degrees).

Innovation: The European Way

June 1, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Performance of the Galileo Single-Frequency Ionospheric Correction During In-Orbit Validation
In this month’s column, a team of researchers from ESTEC describe the European way for modeling the ionosphere for single-frequency users and compare its performance to the current GPS approach. read more

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20 Years of INTERGEO

The world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management celebrates its 20th anniversary in the German capital, October 7-9.

INTERGEO 2014

July 11, 2014  - By 0 Comments

20 Years of INTERGEO
The world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management celebrates its 20th anniversary in the German capital. read more

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Chemring Develops Miniaturized GPS/Galileo Anti-Jamming Technology

July 14, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Chemring Technology Solutions has developed miniaturized GPS anti-jamming technology it has dubbed GINCAN. GINCAN is designed to combat illegal GPS jammers and is based on the adaptive antenna concept used by military systems. GINCAN has a chip footprint of six millimeters squared. GINCAN’s reduced size and weight... read more

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