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The billon-dollar-a-day GPS mistake? – GPS World

The billon-dollar-a-day GPS mistake? – GPS World

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: Just sayin...     The billon-dollar-a-day GPS mistake? May 25, 2022  - By Dana Goward Est. reading time: 2 minutes We all need to be careful that the numbers we are throwing around to support our case aren’t really...

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Is the Sun Our Biggest Enemy in Space?

Is the Sun Our Biggest Enemy in Space?

Image: NASA Editor's Note: Perhaps the hardest things for people to come to grips with are low probability, high consequence events. Yet, over time, even very low probability events will happen.  Severe space weather is a good example. Yesterday Space.com published an...

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Keeping up with jamming, spoofing threats – GPS World

Keeping up with jamming, spoofing threats – GPS World

Image: Army Futures Command Blog Editor's Note: OK, this GPS World article is a bit of an ad for Hexagon/NovaAtel. And, full disclosure, they are one of our members/supporters. That said, the article raises several important points: The war in Ukraine has heightened...

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Russian Fighter Jets Using GPS – So?

Russian Fighter Jets Using GPS – So?

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Notes: We saw lots of reports last week like the one below. The implications being that Russia's GLONASS satnav isn't that great (true) and that GPS is better (also true). But not so fast with the western smugness that we are so far...

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Resilient PNT is critical, industry experts say – GPS World

Resilient PNT is critical, industry experts say – GPS World

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: Good article.. What more can we say?   It must be the time of year to think about Resilient PNT. Last week was a semi-annual meeting of the President's Space-based PNT Advisory Board (click to access video and slides).  And this...

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NASA PNT Virtual Workshop 24-25 May

NASA PNT Virtual Workshop 24-25 May

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: NASA's announcement says it all (emphasis below is ours) . You should attend.   NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Workshop May 24-25, 2022   Venue: This Event Is Being...

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Time Manipulation – “How To” by GPS Patron

Time Manipulation – “How To” by GPS Patron

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: An interesting video that posted just last week.  Good thought piece for next week's ATIS Workshop on Synchronization and Timing Systems in Denver.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKl0ln195_Q&t=6s  ...

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Get the Bullseye Off GPS – OpEd SpaceNews

Get the Bullseye Off GPS – OpEd SpaceNews

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: The author is President of the RNT Foundation.   Op-ed | Get the Bullseye Off GPS by Dana A. Goward — April 19, 2022 While some have opined that the solution is more and better GPS, the most effective and least expensive...

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