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EGNOS GEO satellite
Thursday, May 28, 2020
EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, has been augmenting the GPS signal and providing services to users in Europe since its initial operations back in June 2005. About to celebrate its 15th anniversary, the system is going from strength to strength, with its coverage area set to expand and work towards the next...
Europe flag. #EUSolidarity #StrongerTogether
Friday, May 8, 2020
As the European Union celebrates Europe Day on May 9, we take a look at how the EU space programmes, themselves a result of European cooperation, are helping the European Union achieve concrete goals of a more united and prosperous Europe. Europe Day 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Schuman Declaration...
This year’s GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop will be held online on May 28
Monday, April 27, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched two calls for papers ahead of its GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop, to be held online on 28 May 2020. The first of these calls targets innovative work using raw measurements while the second is related to testing EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) corrections in smartphones. If you are...
Space technologies are a key asset in the fight for a greener, more sustainable planet.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22. Since its early days back in the seventies, Earth Day has striven to build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and the planet. As an engine of this transformative change, space tech supports the goals of Earth Day by enabling innovative...
EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps. April 2020 - Version 04-03
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The new version of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps (v4.3) has been released and is now available at the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmap section! The EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps provide a high-level overview of the expected evolution for the upcoming years on each of the EGNOS Services: Safety of Life...
24/7 clock
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on organisations, businesses, individuals and their families. As one of the few European Agencies delivering services 24/7, and with centres spread across Europe, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has put various measures into place to ensure continuity of services and the security of EGNSS...
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...
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...
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...
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...