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October 28, 2011

Spirent Adds Compass/BeiDou-2 Capability to GSS8000 Simulator

In response to recent public announcements on the readiness of the BeiDou-2 navigation system and the planned release of the signal Interface Control Document (ICD), Spirent Communications plc has announced support for the Compass Navigation Satellite System (CNSS) on its GSS8000 navigation technology test system.

December 12, 2011 - December 16, 2011
Vienna, Austria
October 5, 2011
London, United Kingdom
November 15, 2011 - November 17, 2011
Sydney, Australia
December 7, 2011 - December 9, 2011
Shanghai, China
People • July 29, 2011

GNSS Experts to Judge 2011 Satellite Navigation Applications Idea Contest

Find out more about 2011 USA Challenge applications ideas

Six judges — satellite navigation engineering experts from Stanford University, the Air Force Institute of Technology, Overlook Systems, NovAtel, KLA Global, the Institute of Navigation, and Inside GNSS — will select the finalists in the 2011 USA Challenge, one of 23 regional contests in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC).

July 26, 2011

China Announces Successful Compass/BeiDou-2 Satellite Launch

[Updated 7:30 p.m. July 26 PDT) China launched another Compass/BeiDou-2 satellite at 5:44 on the morning of July 27 (Sichuan time zone). It is the ninth spacecraft in China's indigenous satellite navigation and positioning network and the fourth in inclined geosynchronous orbit.

The navigation satellite was launched on a Long March-3A carrier rocket, according to China's government-sponsored Compass website at

July 11, 2011

Chinese Consultancy Charts Evolution of Compass / Beidou Industry

A Beijing consulting firm estimates the size of China’s Compass/BeiDou domestic industry was 6 billion renminbi (US$927 million) in 2010, comprising only 6 percent of the country’s GNSS market.

October 26, 2011 - October 28, 2011
Beijing, China
July 7, 2011

Sixth International Committee on GNSS Meeting Begins September 5 in Tokyo

ICG-6, the sixth meeting of the UN's Sixth Meeting of the International Committee on GNSS, will take place in Tokyo from September 5-9.

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