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Covid 19 : People  : : GPS Disruption : Technology

Covid 19 : People : : GPS Disruption : Technology

  Covid - 19 GPS Disruption Natural flu pandemics rare, but happen: 1918 – H1N1 1957 – H2H2 2020 - Covid-19 Damaging solar flares rare, but happen: 1859 – Carrington Event 1921 – NY Railroad Storm "More frequent than was thought" Univ of Warwick Potential...

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PNT Webinars Coming Soon – Great Covid-19 Activities!

PNT Webinars Coming Soon – Great Covid-19 Activities!

Photo: Getty Images Working remotely? Social distancing? Hunkering down? Webinars are the perfect way to stay connected, informed, and just shake the cobweb loose. Our readers may be particularly interested in two that are scheduled for the near future:  ...

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Satellite Comms Not Enough – OpEd in AFCEA’s “Signal”

Satellite Comms Not Enough – OpEd in AFCEA’s “Signal”

Image Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Kimberly D. Calkins, ANG Blog Editor's Note: Over-reliance on space is not a problem unique to the PNT world, as the below article shows.  Several interesting points in the article that show common issues between the PNT and communications...

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Six Months of GPS Problem Reports

Six Months of GPS Problem Reports

RNT Foundation Report The US Coast Guard Navigation Center received thirty-nine reports of suspected GPS interference during the five-month period from the first of August 2019, to the end of January 2020. While these were certainly the smallest fraction of problems...

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Innovation Beyond GNSS – US DOT

Innovation Beyond GNSS – US DOT

RNT Foundation Report Innovation Beyond GNSS – US DOT Speaking at a European symposium last month, the US Department of Transportation official responsible for civil positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) issues discussed how her organization was striving to both...

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Report: DoD drone spoofed GPS on small aircraft – GPS World

Report: DoD drone spoofed GPS on small aircraft – GPS World

Image: MQ-9_Reaper U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Ridgeway   Blog Editor's Note: The author of the below article is the President of the RNT Foundation. Report: DoD drone spoofed GPS on small aircraft February 12, 2020  - By Dana Goward A small aircraft’s encounter...

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GNSS Security for Self-Driving Vehicles – UK Project

GNSS Security for Self-Driving Vehicles – UK Project

Image: Google driverless car - Grendelkhan on Wikimedia Commons By Editor When the Israeli company Regulus used GPS spoofing to cause a Tesla in self-drive mode to turn sharply and quickly brake, it demonstrated what many in the PNT community had long known or...

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