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GPS week rollover
Monday, March 18, 2019
If you haven’t heard of the GPS Week Rollover and its potentially critical consequences, or haven’t taken any action, now it is the time to do so, and you can do it by reading this article. Due to this GPS event and its effects, explained hereinafter, EGNOS encourages all its users to check their GPS receivers.   The GPS...
SESAR Deplpyment Manager
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the World ATM Congress in Madrid on 13 March on future cooperation to modernise EU Air Traffic Management by leveraging Galileo and EGNOS. Both EGNOS and Galileo can support the modernisation of EU Air Traffic...
EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2018 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...
CGEOS to use EGNOS for geodesy and high precision applications
Friday, March 8, 2019
CGEOS Creative Geosensing is a Belgian company specialized in engineering geodesy and high precision positioning applications. CGEOS was founded by Professor Joël van Cranenbroeck in January 2014, taking advantage of his long-term (more than 30 years) experience with GNSS technology acquired at the Belgian National Geographic...
WATM EGNOS stand with attendees
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is organising a workshop on EGNOS and Galileo services for aviation on March 13 as part of the World ATM Congress in Madrid. At the session, a number of speakers will discuss the current status of EGNOS and Galileo implementation in the sector, potential new services and will gather priorities for research and...
Service implementation Roadmaps published
Monday, February 18, 2019
The new version v4.1 of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps has been released and they are now available at the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmap section. These new versions provide a high-level overview of the expected evolution in the next three years for each of the EGNOS Services; Safety of Life (SoL), Open...
RNP 0.3 routes published on the LPV map
Monday, February 18, 2019
Since last December, the Helicopter RNP 0.3 routes based on EGNOS are displayed in the LPV Procedures Map with their associated waypoints and the list of operators using them. Required Navigation Performance (RNP) refers to the level of performance required for a specific procedure or a specific block of airspace. It is a...
Iceland, Poland, UK and Stonia airports
Friday, February 15, 2019
EGNOS is reaching the impressive 70 EGNOS WORKING AGREEMENTS established with Air Navigation Service Providers EGNOS continues to grow unstoppable among Air Navigation Service Providers that have already adhered to the EGNOS WORKING AGREEMENT to support their activities and thus complementing their ground approach systems...
EGNOS for mountain biking
Thursday, February 14, 2019
IMBA Spain has recently published a new version of its Signalling Manual, which establishes the procedure and associated methods to plan, prepare, certify, inspect and promote MTB centres, spaces and routes. The Signalling Manual is used by Spanish companies and institutions as the reference guide to deploy guidance signals...
The EASE tool for agriculture
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The new EASE (Egnos sAvingS in agriculturE) tool is already available in the EGNOS User Support Website. The EASE tool intends to provide farmers with cost-benefit analyses on the use of EGNOS for machinery guidance in some of their typical agricultural labours: sowing, spreading, spraying and harvesting. The EASE tool presents...