Articles in the GNSS News Category

Jul 2024 | No Comment

European GNSS Independent ATM Surveillance Satellite Constellation
The present invention provides a method for space-based air traffic surveillance. The GNSS independence distinguishes the proposed solution from the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) which is reporting the aircraft position based on the GNSS information. It uses uses MODE-S …

Jun 2024 | No Comment

Two new satellites join the Galileo constellation
The European Galileo navigation system has two more satellites in orbit following their launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 on 28 April. With 30 satellites now in orbit, Galileo is expanding its constellation.
Since the conception of Galileo, 38 Galileo satellites …

May 2024 | No Comment

US agency probes risks of foreign satellite use by handheld devices
The Federal Communications Commission said recently that it is investigating if the use of Russian and Chinese foreign satellite systems by U.S. mobile phones and other devices poses security threats.
The FCC has concerns U.S. handheld devices are receiving and processing GNSS signals from …

Mar 2024 | No Comment

EGNOS Safety of Life Assisted Service for Maritime Users
EGNOS, Europe’s regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), is adding a new service to its repertoire: The EGNOS Safety of Life Assisted Service for Maritime Users (ESMAS).
DGNSS, short for Differential Global Navigation Satellite System, is an enhancement to GNSS that …

Mar 2024 | No Comment

Call for Proposals operationally ready CPNT Services
The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a solicitation to obtain proposals from vendors with operationally ready complementary positioning, navigation and timing (CPNT) services to be used for testing and evaluation in …

Feb 2024 | No Comment

EU publishes new Galileo Open Service Signal
The European Union Agency for the Space Program (EUSPA), in collaboration with the European Commission, has published a new version of the Galileo Open Service Signal in Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD).
The latest version, denoted v2.1, introduces new …

Jan 2024 | No Comment

NavIC L1 signal tracking now operational on JAVAD GNSS latest receivers
JAVAD GNSS announced that its latest receivers are successfully tracking the NavIC L1 signal broadcast from the first of its second-generation navigation satellites, launched May 29, 2023. As additional satellites with L1 frequency (1575.42 MHz) capability …

Dec 2023 | No Comment

Ligado Networks sues U.S. Government
Mobile communications company Ligado Networks has sued the U.S. government for its unlawful taking of Ligado’s constitutionally protected, exclusively licensed spectrum without compensation.
Backed by a multiyear misinformation and disparagement campaign against Ligado to conceal these activities, the U.S. government misappropriated Ligado’s exclusively licensed spectrum to support previously undisclosed Defense …

Nov 2023 | No Comment

India launches nationwide CORS
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh launched state-of-art latest National Survey Network. The nationwide “Continuously Operating Reference Stations” (CORS) Network. It will be operated by the Survey of India, which has set up more than 1,000 CORS …

Oct 2023 | No Comment

DOT releases Complementary PNT Action Plan
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has unveiled its Complementary Positioning Navigation and Timing (CPNT) Action Plan, which contains steps the department is taking to drive CPNT adoption across the United States transportation system and within other critical infrastructure areas. …