New Builds • July 30, 2015
Antenova Ltd. has announced its new, embedded GNSS antenna, named “Sinica.”
Operating in the 1559 - 1609 MHz L-band range, Sinica is suitable for all GNSS positioning applications on the 1559-1609 MHz bands, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo, according to the company.
Inside GNSS • July/August 2015
Reporting from Brussels last year, we explained that the then–brand new EU GNSS Regulation had effectively put to bed years of wrangling over who does what in Europe’s GNSS programs. But the issue reared its head again in Brussels recently, in a highly charged discussion hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
New Builds • July 14, 2015
British manufacturer QinetiQ has today (July 14, 2015) announced its progress in developing a GNSS navigation receiver that can process encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signals.
September 29, 2015 - September 30, 2015
Ventures • July 8, 2015
Forsberg Services Ltd., which acquired the StarLink product line from Raven Industries in April, has announced its decision to partner with NavtechGPS to distribute the StarLink line, which includes in-line amplifiers, coaxial down/up converters, splitters, and fiber-optic link systems.
November 1, 2015 - November 6, 2015
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People • July 15, 2015
Inside GNSS editor and publisher Glen Gibbons has received a high honor from the United Kingdom's Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) for his "outstanding contribution to navigation" as a journalist and publisher.
The 2015 Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal was presented to Gibbons by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, on July 15 at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The duke is the patron of the institute.
June 30, 2015
[Updated July 1, 2015] Even as government researchers weather another delay in a study aimed at preventing GPS disruptions, the company at the heart of the issue has launched its own test of what it deems to be economically significant GPS receivers.
LightSquared, the Virginia firm seeking to rezone satellite frequencies to support a nationwide, ground-based, wireless broadband network, expects results this fall.
June 30, 2015
As usual, a leap second that will be introduced into the coordinated universal time (UTC) system at 11:59 p.m. tonight (June 30, 2015) may cause some difficulties with devices and services that derive UTC via the Global Positioning System.