October 16, 2015

MGUE: Speed Up or Slow Down on Military GPS Receivers?
[SIGNALS Exclusive] The Pentagon is poised to decide next month whether to stick with the ongoing accelerated development of military-code (M-code) GPS receiver cards or reset to a slower pace to permit more review and testing.  (more) <>
Adjacent-Band Compatibility Assessment Inches Forward as LightSquared Pushes Its Test Approach
[SIGNALS Exclusive] The U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) is finalizing its blueprint for long-awaited tests to determine the power limits needed to protect GPS receivers. (more)


Surveying Galaxies and Mapping the Birthplaces of Stars with a Suborbital Observatory   

This free paper details the innovative suborbital observatory launched from Antarctica which relies on the precision and durability of fiber optic gyros to provide relative positioning in the most demanding of environments - suborbital space. This ongoing experiment studies galaxies to learn the secrets of star formation and evolution using the same high performance fiber optic technology available to you right here, right now.
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Can Galileo 'Explode' the GNSS Applications of Intelligent Transportation?   
Inside GNSS reports from the ITS World Congress 2015 in Bordeaux, France. (more)
GSA Extends Deadline for Proposal for Specialized GNSS Chipsets    
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has extended its timeline, until November 20, for submission of proposals to develop two specialized European GNSS (E-GNSS) "engines" for ITS applications. (more)
China Launches 20th BeiDou Satellite    
China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its GNSS network at 7:13 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday, September 30, 2015. (more)
GPS Directorate Sets Date for Public Meeting on Signal Specifications    
The GPS Directorate will host a 2015 Interface Control Working Group (ICWG) and Open Forum on December 9 and 10 to update the public on GPS public document revisions and gather comments for future possible changes in GPS signal specifications. (more)
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