Rohde & Schwarz
March 20, 2013

Study Predicts $81 Billion U.S. Market for UAS

[SIGNALS Exclusive] Unmanned aerial systems will contribute tens of billions of dollars to the American economy once they are integrated into the U.S. airspace, according to a new industry-sponsored research report. (more)

Air Force Announces Plans for L2C, L5 CNAV Message Tests

The U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) invited comments today (March 20, 2013) on its proposed plans to test CNAV message capabilities on the GPS L2C and L5 signals June 15-29. (more)

Congress, States Proposes Bills on Location Privacy, UAVs

[SIGNALS Exclusive] Congress is moving to limit the sharing of geolocation information. The Online Communications and Geolocation Protection Act (HR 983), introduced on March 6, addresses a privacy loophole created by services like Gmail and social networking sites. Though law enforcement must get a warrant to access an archive of e-mail stored on your computer, the same protections do not exist for information voluntarily given to a third party. (more)


ITT Exelis announces groundbreaking GPS Interference Detection and Geolocation capability   

Exelis GPS Interference, Detection and Geolocation (IDG) will provide near real-time positioning of intentional and unintentional GPS jamming sources through a network of sensors and advanced geolocation technology. [more]

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum: "Time and Navigation" Event

"GPS for Humanity - The Stealth Utility" is the title of a lecture by GPS pioneer Brad Parkinson that will be webcast live at 8 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 21 from the Lockheed Martin Imax Theater at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on the Mall in Washington D.C. (more)

ESNC 2013 at ENC 2013: Launch of GNSS Product and Apps Competition

With the 10th edition of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) set to begin on April 1, 2013, competition organizers are inviting submission of innovative GNSS application ideas. (more)

CSNC 2013 Focuses on BeiDou, Applications

The 4th China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2013) will be held on May 15-17, 2013 in Wuhan, China. It will incorporate a wide range of activities, such as academic exchange, high-level forum, and technical presentations. (more)

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