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EGNOS GEO-3 Payload
Friday, February 14, 2020
The GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), hosted aboard the EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite, has successfully entered into service. The satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on 9 October last year. EUTELSAT 5 West B...
GSA HQ Team
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the nine years since then, the Galileo programme has progressed from a project on paper to an operational programme with over a billion users around the globe. As his term at the helm of the Agency draws to an end, the...
EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 20th February 2020, when the planned second...
Imminent changes in the EGNOS Space Segment!!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Still not aware of the upcoming temporal modifications in the EGNOS Space Segment starting the 9th January 2020? Please, check the Service Notice #22 to keep up to date! Official information detailing the schedule, swap process and outcomes after each event affecting the configuration of the operational EGNOS geostationary...
Service Notice #22 published: EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020!!
Thursday, December 5, 2019
If you are an EGNOS user, please be informed of the temporal modifications expected in the EGNOS Space Segment from the 9th January 2020 to 23rd March 2020. Due to planned activities required in the current operational EGNOS geostationary satellites (GEOs), the INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) will be transmitting the EGNOS Operational...
EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2019 edition of its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. This survey will provide a better understanding of the value of EGNOS to end users and help ensure that future evolutions of the system continue to meet users’ needs. Users...
French DGPS maritime service: central server architecture
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
On the second day of the Annual EGNOS workshop Mr. Horvath from Alberding GmbH introduced their software targeting maritime authorities in delivering DGPS navigation services, ready to use EGNOS and EDAS as an input. Following his introduction, Mr. Horvath presented the set-up of the French DGPS navigation service, which uses the EGNOS message...
IALA beacon in Tarifa (Spain)
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
On the second day of the Annual EGNOS workshop, Mr. Rebollo and Mr. Argul from Puertos del Estado introduced their current IALA DGPS network, the largest in Europe by number of stations. Today, the Spanish IALA DGPS network is facing obsolescence issues and maintaining the service requires a re-engineering project. In this situation, Puertos...
MAREC - Integration of SBAS and IALA DGNSS at User Level
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Per Erik Kvam, GNSS group project manager at Kongsberg Seatex, presented in the Annual EGNOS workshop the status of the Draft Guidelines for manufacturers for the implementation of SBAS in Shipborne Receivers which are being developed thanks to the collaboration of multiple EGNOS stakeholders. To further progress in this work, GSA set up the...
GSA Adoption Strategy implementation overview
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Carmen Aguilera (GSA) presented on the second day of the in the Annual EGNOS workshop the methodology defined by GSA to foster adoption of EGNOS in maritime, rail, agriculture and geomatics market segments. She provided an overview of the priority activities for GSA in each...