August 17, 2012

GPS Advisors Urge Air Force to Switch on Full L2 Civil Signal

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The nation's top GPS experts pressed the Air Force this week to turn on the full capability of the L2C civil GPS signal that the military has been broadcasting without a navigation message despite having had signal-equipped satellites on orbit for years. (more)

PNT Advisory Board Seeks Details on Economic Benefits of GPS

[SIGNALS Exclusive] To help counter pressures from federal budget cutters and wireless advocates searching for more broadband spectrum, the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board is crafting a study documenting the economic benefits of GPS. (more)

It's Back: GNSS and the Right to Privacy

A new U.S. appellate court decision could bring the issue of warrantless tracking of suspects using GPS and other positioning data derived from mobile phones back before the Supreme Court. (more)

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China Seeks to Increase BeiDou Acceptance through Standardization and Certification Effort

China will build a testing and certification network for its BeiDou satellite navigation system over the next three years as part of an effort to make the GNSS system more competitive globally. (more)

GNSS Interference & Jamming Webinar Coming Up

Only five days are left to sign up for a free web seminar presented by Inside GNSS: "GNSS Jamming and Interference: Causes, Consequences, Solutions." Sponsored by NovAtel, Inc., the live presentation begins at noon (PDT) but a recorded version of the webinar will be available for online viewing for those who register. (more)

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