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“A Dozen Functions Lost w/o GPS/GNSS” Airbus Warns

“A Dozen Functions Lost w/o GPS/GNSS” Airbus Warns

Image: Airbus Blog Editor's Note: The aviation industry is quickly coming to grips with the reality of routine GPS/GNSS disruptions. This is good news for everyone who flies. It is a bit ironic, though, that aviation should lead other modes of transport in this....

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The GPS Wars Are Here – Foreign Policy

The GPS Wars Are Here – Foreign Policy

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C), Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) and Commander in Chief of the Russian Navy Vladimir Korolev (L) watch a terrestrial globe while visiting Russia's Navy Headquarters during Navy Day in Saint Petersburg on July 30, 2017. (ALEXEY...

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GPS backup demonstration projects explained – GPS World

GPS backup demonstration projects explained – GPS World

Image: NEON Personnel Tracker - TRX Systems Blog Editor's Notes: The author of the below article is President of the RNT Foundation.  Also, the information about Serco's project in the article is incorrect as we were not able to make contact with them until after the...

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GPS Spoofing – New How-to Tutorial on Youtube

GPS Spoofing – New How-to Tutorial on Youtube

Several members sent us this link to a new 9 minute video on how to spoof GPS receivers: The video is sponsored by a number of big companies including AWS (ironically), so you have to watch at least part of one of the ads. Then the video explains the equipment you...

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Five Things You Didn’t Know GPS Could Do – Ars Technica

Five Things You Didn’t Know GPS Could Do – Ars Technica

The Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador is "the largest pipe organ you've ever come across." Credit: Silvia Vallejo Vargas/Insituto Geofisico, Escuela Politecnica Nacional (Quito, Ecuador)   Blog Editor's Note: A interesting general interest article about some of the...

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Rebel Alliance Targets Navigation System to Defeat Empire

Rebel Alliance Targets Navigation System to Defeat Empire

Image: Lucasfilm & 20th Century Fox/ Wikipedia Spoiler Alert: This post reveals a sub-theme in the most recent Star Wars film. If you don't want to know anything at all about the movie, you should not have even read our headline. You should certainly not read...

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Memorial Service for Prof. David Last

Memorial Service for Prof. David Last

A public memorial service for Professor David Last will take place at the Pritchard Jones Hall, College Rd, Bangor LL57 2AP at 13:00 on 23rd January 2020. Full details will be posted later here https://www.johnhughesandson.co.uk/en/obituary In Lieu of flowers the...

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Understanding GPS Data Spoofing – No Jitter

Understanding GPS Data Spoofing – No Jitter

Blog Editor's Note: This article is a good overview of spoofing and its potential impacts. The interviewer asks a very good question about incentives for spoofing GPS. While the article provides a general answer, it would be interesting to sit down someday with a...

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Time Distribution Papers Sought – URSI in Rome August 2020

Time Distribution Papers Sought – URSI in Rome August 2020

Time and navigation are inextricably intertwined. In fact, precise time is essential to most modern navigation and positioning systems. A number of our readers and members focus almost exclusively on the "T" in "PNT". So we thought we would pass along the below note...

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