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12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Confusion over GPS problems »
This week has seen confusion in the US over reported failure of GPS with, on 10 June, the FAA publishing ‘Outage Summary’...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GNSS jamming in London for US Presidential visit »
From the evening of 3 June until midday on 5 June, during the presence of President Trump, GNSS users near London were war...
30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Russia launches GLONASS-M satellite »
The Soyuz-2-1b, with Fregat-M upper stage, was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome at 0623 UTC on 27 May. Despi...
22 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou satellite launch »
A Long March 3C rocket launched the spacecraft from the Xichang Spaceport at 1548 UTC on 17 May. The satellite wa...
16 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report on GNSS jamming »
An analysis and evidence-based reporting group has reported that GNSS attacks are emerging as a viable, disruptive strateg...
05 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GPS week roll-over this weekend »
The GPS week number is given in the GPS legacy navigation (LNAV) message of 10 bits. Hence, every 1,024 weeks (almost 20 y...
26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Galileo infrastructure to be removed from UK territory »
On 25 March the European Commission amended the legal act determining the location of the ground-based infrastructure of t...
22 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warning of RF jamming that might affect GPS »
Jamming of GPS signals is taking place daily from a military training base in Norfolk. Since 11 February, the...
14 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest Galileo satellites enter service »
The latest batch of 4 Galileo satellites - GSATs 0219, 0220, 0221 and 0222 - have been declared operational. The...
30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GPS week roll-over coming up »
The GPS 10-bit week number will ‘roll-over’ from 1,024 to zero in April - possibly confusing some receivers. The...
12 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
US upgrades GPS augmentation »
The FAA is updating its Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) to improve its accuracy, integrity and availability....
02 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou declared ‘worldwide’ »
On 27 December, the China Satellite Navigation Office announced that global services had been provided and would start imm...
24 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GPS III satellite finally launched »
GPS III SV-01 was finally launched after 5 days of launcher and weather problems. Launch to...
18 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GPS III launch aborted (again . .) »
The 18 December launch by a Falcon 9 rocket was scrubbed shortly before lift-off. The first GPS III satellite dest...
02 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK to abandon secure Galileo »
The Prime Minister has confirmed that the UK will not use the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) after Brexit....
20 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Galileo work moves to EU »
Brexit restrictions have made Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) move contracts to the European mainland. The...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou satellites launched »
China launched a pair of Beidou navigation satellites on 19 November. The launch, from the Xichang Satellite Lau...
16 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Galileo approved for use in USA »
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the use of some Galileo signals within America. On 15...
04 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GLONASS satellite launched »
GLONASS-M No 57 was launched from Plesetsk on 3 November 2018. The Soyuz-2-1b launch vehicle with Fregat upper s...
02 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful BeiDou Launch »
China has successfully launched a Beidou navigation satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit. The Long...
15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pair of BeiDou satellites launched »
China successfully launched the BeiDou (BDS) navigation satellites into medium Earth orbits (MEO) on 15 October....
02 October 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
UK threatens to block Galileo tracking stations »
The UK Defence Secretary has threatened to stop the EU using UK overseas territories for Galileo infrastructure....
25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GNSS User Technology Report published »
The second edition of the GSA’s ‘GNSS User Technology Report’ is now available for free download. The 2018 editio...
20 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two more BeiDou satellites launched »
China successfully launched the pair of navigation satellites into medium Earth orbits (MEO) on 19 September. Th...
17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final batch of GPS 3 satellites to be ordered »
The USAF will purchase a further 22 GPS 3 spacecraft to join the constellation. The Air Force has announced...
29 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Government’s alternative to Galileo »
UK industry will benefit from a £92 million injection to design a national alternative to Galileo. The Government...
23 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breakthrough in weather forecasting? »
Using revolutionary laser technology, Aeolus will measure winds around the globe ESA’s Aeolus satellite was...
12 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Perseid Meteor Shower »
The Perseid meteors can be seen from 17 July to 24 August, peaking on 12 August The shower occurs when Earth pa...
30 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou Launch »
China launched 2 BeiDou MEO satellites on 29 July The launch of Beidou-3M5 and -3M6 medium earth orbit (MEO) s...
25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful Galileo Launch »
Four Galileo satellites have been launched on 25 July Galileo satellites 23–26 were carried aloft by Arianespace...
23 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Galileo satellites ‘go’ for launch »
This week’s Ariane 5 ES flight with 4 Galileo satellites has been approved. Following a launch readiness review,...
11 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou launch »
China has launched another satellite into its navigation constellation. The Long March-3A rocket was launched at...
05 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New type of GLONASS satellite »
Russia plans to launch the next-generation GLONASS-K2 satellite in 2022. The new form of GLONASS satellite was...
17 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
GLONASS satellite launched »
Russia has launched a Soyuz rocket carrying a GLONASS-M satellite. The Soyuz-2.1b was launched from the Plesetsk Spa...
21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A UK rival to Galileo? »
The Financial Times has reported that UK may launch a rival GNSS to Galileo. The paper states that, in light of di...

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