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Prime Meridian Day – 135 years

Prime Meridian Day – 135 years

Sir George Airy established a meridian at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in 1851 to serve as a common reference for astronomical observations and navigation. By 1884 two thirds of ships were using it as a reference on their charts. US President Chester A. Arthur...

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GPS Threat Watch – Politico Space

GPS Threat Watch – Politico Space

Blog Editor's Note: "Politico" is a well known and respected site for information about US national politics. This is the first we became aware of their weekly newsletter focusing on space issues.  We signed up to receive it when it is published every Friday. The...

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Find GPS’ Thousands of Uses Everyday

Find GPS’ Thousands of Uses Everyday

GPS/GNSS is an invisible utility that supports every facet of modern life. Click on the graphic below, mouse around this airport lobby and find some of the many things that use and rely on GPS/GNSS every day. A link to this application is also available on the RNT...

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DOT Contracting for GPS Backup Demos – FedBizOpps

DOT Contracting for GPS Backup Demos – FedBizOpps

Blog Editor's note: This request for quotations is what the community has been expecting for a while, and in response (finally) to a mandate in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.  In remarks yesterday at a meeting of the Civil GPS Services Interface...

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Weird GPS Problems, Scandinavia & Iceland – UPDATE

Weird GPS Problems, Scandinavia & Iceland – UPDATE

BLOG EDITOR UPDATE: Our hat's off to the folks at the USCG Navigation Center. Shortly after we posted the below bemoaning the lack of followup information - they posted followup information!  Seems that it WAS an equipment problem. Even better, the manufacturer...

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