TAG: eLoran

PNT Roundup: Taviga collaboration, leap second reconsidered and drone rules

January 12, 2016By

eLoran New joint venture to ensure, assure secure PNT The founders of Chronos and UrsaNav have formed a new collaboration, named Taviga, that will focus on preserving and establishing low-frequency (LF) positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) networks in the United Kingdom, Europe and the U.S., using repurposed Loran-C or purpose-built eLoran technology. Taviga aims to ensure timing and navigation for... read more

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Out in Front: Resilient navigation and timing

January 11, 2016By

Advocacy in the U.S. capital urges augmentation of GPS/GNSS with eLoran and other “complementary terrestrial PNT services to increase resilience.” See the Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation’s website, rntfnd.org. This is assuredly a good thing, a worthy cause. I’ve come to believe, however, that true resilience goes beyond what we normally think of as position and timing sensors. Stimulus comes... read more

You be the judge: To eLoran or not?

December 16, 2015By

Readers of GPS World, its e-newsletters, website — and all interested PNT parties — are invited to register their opinion in the current poll at gpsworld.com/janpoll. Should the U.S. government install a full eLoran network of broadcast stations to back up GPS in case of jamming, interference or other emergencies? Yes. No. More study is needed before answering this question.... read more

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Chronos and UrsaNav partner on Loran PNT networks

December 3, 2015By

The founders of Chronos and UrsaNav have formed a new collaboration, named Taviga, that will focus on preserving and establishing low-frequency (LF) positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) networks the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, using repurposed Loran-C or purpose-built eLoran technology. Taviga — named for timing and navigation — aims to ensure timing and navigation for critical infrastructure from cyber and... read more

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Innovation: Enhanced Loran

November 23, 2015By

A Wide-Area Multi-Application PNT Resiliency Solution
Enhanced Loran could furnish the wide-area complementary solution to GPS that is urgently needed for critical infrastructure components. This article highlights the state of current eLoran technology and discusses future potential. read more

PNT Roundup: STOIC technology to augment or substitute for GPS

November 11, 2015By

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) selected Rockwell Collins to develop technologies that could serve as a backup to GPS. The research, being conducted as part of DARPA’s Spatial, Temporal and Orientation Information in Contested Environments (STOIC) program, aims to reduce warfighter dependence on GPS for modern military operations. read more

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PNTAB and eLoran in the People’s Republic

November 11, 2015By

That is, in the People’s Republic of Boulder, Colorado. To those of us who live in Colorado, Boulder is known by this seemingly timeless but absolutely accurate appellation. This stunningly beautiful city located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, known as the Flatirons, is where the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board (PNTAB), which provides independent advice to... read more

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Wildwood eLoran Transmitter Test Operations Continue

October 16, 2015By

According to UrsaNav Inc., the Wildwood, NJ eLoran transmitter will be continuously broadcasting from 0900 (EST) on 21 October 2016 through 1200 (EST) on 22 November 2016. Wildwood will be broadcasting as 8970 Master and Secondary most of the time but occasionally may operate at other rates. In May, Exelis, UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (DHS... read more

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