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William Bligh Lecture RAF Wyton Thursday 19th June 2014
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Paul Boissier Talk 21-11-2013
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Summer Fun Evening 17th June 2014
20/10/2014

Members inspect John Britten’s 1930 Austin Seven Tourer

Nottingham University Fresher’s Week
20/10/2014

Terry in full flow Wednesday 24th September 2014

Russian SBAS working

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The Russian Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) is reported to be transmitting GPS differential corrections.

Luch-5A, a geostationary comms satellite that carries the System for Differential Correction and Monitoring (SDCM) transponder, has started transmitting GPS corrections - according to Javad Ashjaee, CEO of Javad Navigation Systems.

He reported that L1 signals, using PRN code 140, were received by Javad receivers on 14 July and used to compute code-differential positions. Only GPS corrections - not GLONASS - have been received to date.

Luch-5A has recently been repositioned at 95ºE in an apparent switch of positions with Luch-5B, which is scheduled for launch later this year. Luch-5A is also using the GPS PRN code previously assigned to Luch-5B - so it appears to be a complete swap of 5A and 5B functions.

Details from The American Surveyor below.


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