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New/updated content for Positioning Technology products - February 2018


Dear Valued Customer,

Spirent Support is pleased to inform you of new/updated content relevant to Positioning Technology products that have been posted in the Spirent Knowledge Base. We thought these might be of interest to you because you own Spirent Positioning products and are subscribed to the Positioning Product Updates categories on the CSC. 

The following article(s) have been highlighted as relevant to you by Spirent Support.

Title: Positioning Application: What is Galileo Search and Rescue?
DocID: FAQ18085 
Abstract: Since the 1980s, satellites have been used to detect the signals from emergency beacons and relay them to the appropriate Search & Rescue (SAR) authorities. Learn the test implications and the considerations for scenario generation.

Title: Positioning Application: Keeping your eye on the sky
DocID: DOC10182
Abstract: Any radio system is only as good as its antenna. You can have the most expensive, highest-definition television money can buy, but if you pair it with a poor antenna you will be throwing away the benefit of all that costly performance. This philosophy is no less true for GNSS systems. This Application Note explains why modelling the performance of your GNSS system’s antenna is important, and how to accomplish it with your Spirent GNSS simulator.

Title: Positioning Application: What happened on January 25-26 2016?
DocID: FAQ18237
Abstract: On 25 - 26 January 2016, GPS users encountered a rare event. Multiple satellites started to broadcast incorrect timing information, specifically the offset between GPS and UTC (USNO). Spirent now offers a scenario where users can test the effects of this event, and make sure that their receivers are capable of handling such an event.

If you missed the last bulletin:
Here is the reference to last bulletin in case you missed it. It has articles on RED testing, latest Simulator Software Release information, and a guide to configuring your simulator.


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