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--NEW--. The President of the RIN expresses his personal views on various navigational matters
The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) is a learned society with charitable status. Formed in 1947, its aims have always been threefold: To unite all those with a professional or personal interest in any aspect of navigation in one unique body; To further the development of navigation in every sphere; And to increase public awareness of the art and science of navigation.
Saturday visit to new research ship - RRS Discovery - Booking list closed04 Jan 2014 09:30 - 12:00This Saturday morning visit will comprise of an introductory talk ashore in the NOC and followed by a tour of the ship. To learn something in advance about the ship and its role visit the link below.
Using this link you will also find directions to the NOC and read about the ship's naming ceremony by the HRH the Princess Royal.
There are on-going road works near the entrance to dock gate 4, so please allow for possible delays when planning your journey. Read More
Galileo software receiver demo
A software-defined radio (SDR) has obtained Galileo-only, real-time position fixes from the 4 Galileo satellites already in orbit.
Update on every GNSS
The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs has published current presentations on all navigation satellite systems.
NAV Series Conference Programmes Now Available To Download
While the programmes for the NAV Series conferences are still in development, preliminary programmes are now available to download
Car HUD for £3
Yet another car head-up display (HUD) has been launched - this time available from within the navigation application.
NAV Series: GNSS Vulnerabilities and Resilient PNT
Next up is a conference so big it has to run over two days – 12-13 February – at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington.
NAV Series: Nav-Maritime – The User Revolution
NAV-Maritime will examine how continued advances in technology are making major impacts on the way that vessels are navigated.
NAV Series: Smartphones for Navigation – Do They Answer The Prayer?
As smartphones become increasingly ubiquitous, we ask the question: Smartphones for navigation – do they answer the prayer?
Impact of new technology and concepts on airspace capacity, efficiency and cost