May 30, 2014

GPS IRT Shuffled, Shrunk in Budget Squeeze

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The GPS Independent Review Team (IRT), a key player in GPS policy for nearly 20 years, has been disbanded by the Air Force in what several sources say is an effort to save money. (more)


U.S. Eases Export Regulations for GPS Receivers

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The U.S. government is set to ease its export rules for space-related and high-speed GPS receivers, moving many such devices out from under the stricter control of the State Department to the portfolio regulated by the Commerce Department, which already oversees the export of civil GPS receivers. (more)



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China Plans to Complete BeiDou Ahead of Schedule

China's BeiDou will accelerate the pace of its development, even as the world's other three GNSS systems are experiencing delays and difficulties, according to speakers in the opening session of the China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC 2014) May 21 in Nanjing. (more)

Danish GPS Expert to Lead New Russian GNSS Studies Program

Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU), Russian Federation, will launch an English-language program in GNSS studies this fall, headed by Kai Borre, founder of the Danish GPS Center (DGC) and long-time professor of geodesy at Aalborg University. (more)

GNSS Hotspots

Hot spots in California, Florida, Tianjin, Kourou and the Antarctic. (more)

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