November 16, 2012

They're Back: LightSquared Tries New Route to Wireless Broadband, Later for Nearby GPS Band

[SIGNALS Exclusive] With the election finally over, the ceasefire in the spectrum war between LightSquared and the GPS community is coming to an end. (more)

Long-Awaited Compass-BeiDou ICD May Appear by End of This Year

China finally appears ready to issue a comprehensive document providing specifications for the Compass/BeiDou-2 open signal in space, which should enable non-Chinese manufacturers to build complete Compass receivers. (more)


GPS Simulation Validates Design & Reliability

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GLONASS Chief Designer Dismissed from Post

Russian news media have reported that Yuri Urlichich has been dismissed from his post as general designer of the GLONASS satellite navigation system. (more)

Hemisphere GPS Gives Up on OEM GNSS Business, Calgary

Hemisphere GPS, the latest incarnation of a home-grown Canadian company, has announced plans to close its Calgary, Alberta, headquarters and exit the OEM GNSS business. (more)

GSA, French Officials Break Ground on Galileo Security Monitoring Center

European officials broke ground today (November 16, 2012) at the site of the primary Galileo Security Monitoring Center (GSMC) in Saint Germain en Laye outside Paris. (more)

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