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EGNOS GEO Swaps successfully completed!
Friday, March 27, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA SES-5 (GEO-1/PRN 136) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space (SiS). Take a look at the updated Service Notice #22 for detailed information. With the...
EGNOS data campaign with Topcon Autoguidance Solution
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Auto-guidance is a foundational precision agriculture technology, not only optimizing in-field routes to reduce inputs and increase yield, but enabling other precision techniques to function and thrive. While correction services are necessary to increase accuracy of satellite-based guidance systems, finding the appropriate...
Field inspector from GZC performing an OTSC with portable GNSS equipment that uses EGNOS
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Geodetski zavod Celje d.o.o. (GZC) is an international company with more than 60 years of experience providing consultation and technical assistance services to the public sector. GZC is specialised in spatial and rural development planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as in the provision of technical assistance in the...
IALA Workshop attendees
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) in association with the Northern Lighthouse Board organised a Workshop on the Future of Marine Radiobeacon DGPS/DGNSS, which was held in Edinburgh during the last week of January. The IALA DGNSS beacon system was developed in the 90s, being deployed...
IALA Guideline 1152 on the SBAS Maritime Service book
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
On 13 December 2019, the IALA Council 70 approved the IALA Guideline 1152 on SBAS Maritime Service. This Guideline is intended to support those maritime administrations evaluating the possibility to rationalize their DGPS services, since SBAS can be considered as a backup solution for DGNSS or as a complementary means to provide augmentation to...
Second GEO Swap successfully completed!
Friday, February 28, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA SES-5 (GEO-1/PRN 136), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 16th March 2020, when the planned third...
Large vessel
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) has recently launched a call for proposals under its Fundamental Elements funding mechanism targeting the development of a shipborne dual-frequency multi-constellation (DFMC) receiver that leverages the differentiators of European GNSS (EGNOS and Galileo). The call for proposals is split into...
Webinar on: EGNSS for Geomatics
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with Geospatial World, organised on January 23rd, 2020 a free webinar under the title “EGNSS for Geomatics”, where the audience could learn about everything that the EU satellite navigation systems (EGNSS) have to offer for this user community. GNSS is one of the key technologies in this context along...
European Space Week 2019 hall
Monday, February 24, 2020
As one of the three European Space Programs, EGNOS had a prominent role at the European Space Week event that took place in December 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Being a key conference in the space sector, the Paasitorni congress centre gathered business, policy-makers, international experts and the space user community on a...
EGNSS4CAP Workshop at the 25th MARS Conference. Credits: Cultiva Decisiones
Thursday, February 20, 2020
EGNSS4CAP mobile phone application was officially presented by the GSA at the 25th MARS Conference, which took place on 26-28 November 2019 in Prague (Czech Republic). EGNSS4CAP is an Android app that digitises procedures for farmers in the European Union to satisfy their reporting requirements under the current and post-2020 Common Agricultural...