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DSI to host 2021 Assured PNT Summit in April – GPS World

DSI to host 2021 Assured PNT Summit in April – GPS World

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: DSI is an RNT Foundation supporter. Mr. Dana A. Goward, RNTF's President, will be moderating this event.   DSI to host 2021 Assured PNT Summit in April February 12, 2021  - By Allison Kral The Defense Strategies Institute’s...

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Tracking GPS Interference Around the World – IEEE Spectrum

Tracking GPS Interference Around the World – IEEE Spectrum

Image: Ken Wells - Cessna instrument panel with and without GPS signals. Blog Editor's Note: A need and promise to invest in GPS interference detection and monitoring was mentioned in just about all the national PNT policy documents issued by the last administration. ...

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Space Hurricanes and GPS – It’s always something…

Space Hurricanes and GPS – It’s always something…

Image: Twitter Blog editor's note: "Space hurricanes"? Seriously? We knew space was a dangerous place, especially for weak signals from GPS and other GNSS, but this sounds like something from a Star Trek episode. Quantum strings, spatial anomalies, space hurricanes....

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“Is GNSS Interference Bad?” Eurocontrol Think Paper

“Is GNSS Interference Bad?” Eurocontrol Think Paper

Image: Shutterstock Blog editor's note:  Ok, we admit the title of the paper is a little more sophisticated. It is: "Does Radio Frequency Interference to Satellite Navigation pose an increasing threat to Network efficiency, cost-effectiveness and ultimately safety?"...

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“PNT 21” – Definitive Volumes Published

“PNT 21” – Definitive Volumes Published

Image: Copies of Bowditch from 1826 and 1914 nestle with tomes released this month at RNT Foundation World Headquarters Our copy of the long-anticipated "Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century" in two volumes arrived this month. It was...

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What if GPS goes down? – AgWeb (GNSS in Agriculture)

What if GPS goes down? – AgWeb (GNSS in Agriculture)

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: A good reminder about the importance of GPS to agriculture. Some estimate that today's agriculture is 30% more efficient and food is much less costly and more plentiful than before GPS. If signals were to go away, so would those...

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Complementary PNT Demonstration – Logan Scott

Complementary PNT Demonstration – Logan Scott

Image: US Dept of Transportation's Volpe Center, credit U.S. DOT Blog Editor's Note: An insightful short piece by highly regarded technologist Logan Scott. While generally finding the DOT report useful, he makes excellent points about things that the report didn't...

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Sewage Plant Jams GPS Around Airport – AVWeb

Sewage Plant Jams GPS Around Airport – AVWeb

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: This problem impacted aircraft within 25 miles of the Wilmington, NC airport and had been documented since May 2020. This long standing problem was finally resolved due to the persistence of the airport 's highly dedicated...

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