lkd-aerospace
Inside GNSS: Engineering Solutions from the Global Navigation Satellite System Community
GPS Galileo Glonass BeiDou Regional/Augmentation
Inside Unmanned Systems
Thought Leadership Series

SVN62, the First GPS IIF Satellite, Is Set Healthy

GPSIIF1_Launch_1_web.jpgSVN62 launch (ULA)
August 27, 2010
Inside GNSS, October 2010

Share via: SlashdotSlashdot   TechnoratiTechnorati   SVN62, the First GPS IIF Satellite, Is Set Healthy (Inside GNSS)TwitterTwitter   FacebookFacebook

The U.S. Air Force declared the first GPS Block IIF satellite (SVN62) operational today (August 27, 2010), changing the spacecraft's navigation signal status to healthy at about 10:10 a.m. (EDT or 4:10 a.m. UTC). 

Launched May 28, the satellite became the responsibility of the USAF 50th Space Wing on August 26, where personnel with the 2nd Space Operations Squadron (2SOPS) control the constellation from the GPS Master Control Center at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

SVN62, also identified by its pseudorandom noise code (PRN25), carries the first operational civil L5 navigation payload in addition to the modernized military signal (M-code) and legacy civil and military signals.

Copyright © 2010 Gibbons Media & Research LLC, all rights reserved.

Signals
Trimble
Trimble
Jammer Dectector
Sensonor
Spectracom
CAST
NovAtel
globe Copyright © Inside GNSS Media & Research LLC. All rights reserved.
157 Broad Street, Suite 318 | Red Bank, New Jersey USA 07701
Telephone (732) 741-1964

Problems viewing this page? Contact our webmaster.