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2014-02-12 23:00:35

Advantech Wireless releases new Synthesized Frequency Converter Series WAAS/ EGNOS fully compliant. The ultimate in performance and user friendly operation. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems today announced the release of the new Synthesized Frequency Converter Series WAAS/ EGNOS Compliant. Fully compliant with WAAS and EGNOS requirements. The spectral...

Research Cruise Testing Europe’s EGNOS Satnav System
2012-11-01 12:37:52

ESA A research vessel surveying European waters is also charting the maritime performance of Europe´s EGNOS satnav system. Results gathered by Belgium´s RV Belgica are investigating how EGNOS, initially prioritized for aircraft, can also guide marine traffic. The Belgica is an all-purpose oceanographic research ship that spends around 200 days per year at sea, monitoring the quality of the marine environment, surveying the seabed and serving as a floating laboratory for...

2011-06-30 05:35:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its new high-accuracy Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) compatible correction service. The Trimble® CenterPoint(TM) RTX(TM) correction service can offer 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable accuracy and will be available initially through Trimble's Agriculture Division. CenterPoint RTX is a GPS and GLONASS enabled correction service that covers approximately a 1.8 billion...

2011-05-10 15:04:09

Pau Pyr©n©es in southern France has become Europe's first airport to use the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service, to guide aircraft in for landing using only this highly accurate space navigation signal. Clermont-Ferrand Airport in central France is also set to start using EGNOS "“ serving mainly business aircraft "“ while Marseilles Airport should also join them, chosen because it is used by Eurocopter for helicopter certification. Le Bourget Airport is also scheduled to...

2011-03-04 02:38:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault recently flew the first approaches using Europe's new EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite navigation system. EGNOS is expected to vastly improve airport access for aviation throughout Europe. The approaches were flown into Pau Pyrenees airport in France (ICAO: LFBP) on a Falcon 900LX equipped with EASy II, the next generation of Dassault's award-winning flight deck system. The EGNOS satellite...

2011-03-03 07:55:36

Today, the EGNOS Safety-of-Life signal was formally declared available to aviation. For the first time, space-based navigation signals have become officially usable for the critical task of vertically guiding aircraft during landing approaches. By using three satellites and a 40-strong network of ground stations, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS) sharpens the accuracy of GPS satnav signals across Europe. The signals are guaranteed to the extremely high reliability...

2010-08-09 14:37:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin delivering its Flight Management System (FMS) software upgrade that provides advanced GPS-enabled approaches and access to Future Air Navigation System (FANS) routes in congested air spaces and oceanic airways. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) The...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.