TAG: simulators

Spirent Federal developing MNSA-capable simulators

June 28, 2017By

Spirent Federal Systems, a provider of GPS and GNSS simulators, has begun developing MNSA-capable GNSS simulators for the Modernized Navstar Security Algorithm. Spirent Federal is developing software that will support M-code using MNSA. M-code is an updated GPS military signal that is being rolled out as part of the modernization of the current GPS constellation. GPS modernization began in 2000 when the GPS... read more

2017 Simulator Buyers Guide

March 21, 2017By

Cast Navigation iP-Solutions Racelogic Skydel Spectracom Spirent Federal Systems Syntony-GNSS Talen-x Cast-5000 GPS wavefront generator CRPA and Attitude Determination Receiver Testing The CAST-5000 produces a single coherent wavefront of GPS RF signals to provide repeatable testing in the laboratory environment or anechoic chamber. The basic system generates four independent, coherent simulations that reference a single point and is upgradeable to... read more

2016 Simulator Buyers Guide

March 22, 2016By

Check out GPS World's Simulator Buyers Guide from a special section of our March 2016 issue for GPS, GNSS and GLONASS simulators. Companies featured include Cast Navigation, IFEN GmbH, Racelogic, Skydel, Spectracom and Spirent Federal Systems. read more

Averna and Skydel Join for Demonstrations at ION GNSS+

September 9, 2015By

Averna and Skydel Solutions will be showcasing their latest GNSS technology simulation products at The Institute of Navigation (ION) GNSS+ conference, giving show-goers the opportunity to see the RP-6100 in action. ION GNSS+, taking place Sept. 14-18 in Tampa, Fla., is the 28th International Technical Meeting of the Institute of Navigation’s Satellite Division and the world’s largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS and related technology,... read more

BeiDou Numbering Presents Leap-Second Issue

March 3, 2015By

During preparation of playback scenarios for the upcoming leap-second event taking place in June, engineers at Racelogic identified a potential pitfall for GNSS engineers. The difficulty arises from the fact that BeiDou uses a different “day number” for the date to apply the leap second, compared with GPS and Galileo. GPS and Galileo use 1-7 as week day numbers, and... read more

GATE Facility Recertified as Galileo Test Bed

February 11, 2015By

The German Galileo test and development infrastructure GATE has been recertified to serve as a Galileo open‐air test laboratory, for receiver integrity testing (RAIM) for safety‐of‐life (SoL) applications, and for Galileo SIS ICD conformance of signal characteristics and signal quality. The GATE facility, in Berchtesgaden, is operated by IFEN GmbH. Certification was conducted by TÜV SÜD, an international service corporation... read more

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M3 Systems Announces Simulator Based on Vector Signal Transceiver

June 20, 2014By

M3 Systems is now offering the StellaNGC multi-constellation GNSS simulator based on the National Instruments (NI) vector signal transceiver. The simulator is designed for the testing of satellite navigation receivers for GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and EGNOS/WAAS. It is designed to improve performance, scalability, and versatility, and reduce cost over existing navigation test solutions. GNSS is the predominant technology today for... read more

TerraStar GNSS Establishes Base at Nottingham University’s GRACE Facility

August 12, 2013By

TerraStar GNSS, a supplier of precision positioning services for land and near-shore applications, has established a base at Nottingham University’s GNSS Research and Applications Centre of Excellence (GRACE). GRACE operates operates under the auspices of its Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy (IESSG). TerraStar GNSS maintains and controls a worldwide network of more than 80 GPS and GLONASS DGNSS... read more