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News - 2012

Space Weather - Maritime Interest Group - Mon, 14 Jan 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a meeting of experts from interested maritime organisations on space weather.

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Workshop of International Standardisation of Next Generation AIS (VDE) - Fri, 7 Dec 2012

R&RNAV participated in the Workshop on International Standardisation of Next Generation AIS (VDES) held in Tokyo.... Read more >>

19th session of the IALA ANM Committee - Fri, 16 Nov 2012

Members of the GLA attended the IALA Aids to Navigation Management (ANM) Committee’s 19th meeting.

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Civil GPS Service Interface Committee, RTCM SC-104 & ION GNSS Conference - Fri, 16 Nov 2012

In September, R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee, the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Service, Special Committee 104 on DGNSS Services and attended the ION conference.... Read more >>

Baily Lighthouse: Out with the old: In with the new! - Fri, 16 Nov 2012

The light source at the Baily was recently changed from an obsolete 100V L24 filament  lamp to the new Light Emitting Diode or LED lightsource (often affectionately referred to as "the bomb"!) developed by the GLA R&RNAV lights team, led by Malcolm Nicholson.

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UK Radio-communications Navigation Equipment & Standards Committee - Tue, 6 Nov 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a meeting of the UK Radio-communications, Navigation Equipment & Standards committee... Read more >>

GNSS and Positioning for the Future (Workshop) - Wed, 31 Oct 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the recent workshop entitled ‘GNSS and Positioning for the Future’ ........ Read more >>

EGNOS for the Maritime & Inland Waterways Sectors - Tue, 30 Oct 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLAs and the European Maritime Radionavigation Forum (EMRF) at a recent EGNOS workshop.... Read more >>

IAIN Congress 2012 - Mon, 1 Oct 2012

R&RNAV attended the 14th Congress of the International Association of Institutes of Navigation in Cairo from 1-3 October 2012.... Read more >>

IALA e-Navigation Committee - 12th Session - Mon, 24 Sep 2012

The e-NAV Committee met at the IALA offices from 24-28 September.... Read more >>

iNsight Project Review Workshop - Thu, 9 Aug 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the recent iNsight project workshop held at NPL, Teddington.... Read more >>

SmartOcean Conference & Innovation Exchange - Tue, 7 Aug 2012

R&RNAV attended the SmartOcean Conference and Innovation exchange in Galway, Ireland... Read more >>

North Sea Region Programme Annual Conference - Tue, 3 Jul 2012

The ACCSEAS Project Bureau attended the North Sea Region Programme Annual Conference

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GLA Buoy on Twitter - Tue, 26 Jun 2012

Commissionersof Irish Lights have established a data-buoy that broadcasts navigational, meteorological and oceanographic data via social media including Facebook and Twitter.

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ECDIS Safety Meeting - Sun, 24 Jun 2012

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland at a meeting on ECDIS Safety at the UK Hydrographic Office.... Read more >>

UK Preparatory Meeting for NAV 58 - Thu, 14 Jun 2012

R&RNAV attend NAV 59 Preparatory meeting.... Read more >>

GeoMar - Wed, 13 Jun 2012

R&RNAV attended GeoMar, a conference on Maritime Geo-spatial Information and represented IALA on a discussion panel (with IMO and IHO). A report was given on progress with IALA Product Specifications for AtoN Information and Inter VTS exchange Format following the S-100 framework.  Several useful contacts were made for the ACCSEAS Project.... Read more >>

USCG C3CEN Liaison - Tue, 29 May 2012

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland and the United States Coast Guard’s Command, Control and Communications Engineering Centre (C3CEN) met.... Read more >>

ACCSEAS Initial Technical Meeting of Partners - Mon, 28 May 2012

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland at the initial ACCSEAS technical meeting of partners held in Gothenburg on 15 & 16 May 2012.... Read more >>

EGNOS MRD CCB Meeting - Wed, 23 May 2012

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland, IALA and the EMRF at the recent meeting of the EGNOS Mission Requirement Document Configuration Control Board meeting in Brussels.... Read more >>

ION / IEEE PLANS 2012 - Wed, 23 May 2012

R&RNAV attended the IEEE/ION Plans conference 2012 in Myrtle Beach SC, USA.

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RTCM SC-104 - May 2012 meeting - Mon, 21 May 2012

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland at the recent meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services Special Committee 104.... Read more >>

GPS World Webinar - Thu, 17 May 2012

R&RNAV to take part in GPS World Webinar 'Alternative PNT and the View from Europe' on 17th May.

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UK Maritime Spectrum Strategy Group - Fri, 4 May 2012

R&RNAV attended the UK MSSG.

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IALA PAP 23 - Thu, 3 May 2012

GLA Research Director, as vice chair of IALA e-Navigation Committee, attended the Policy Advisory Panel on 2nd and 3rd May 2012.... Read more >>

18th Session of IALA ANM Committee - Fri, 27 Apr 2012

Members of the GLA attended the IALA Aids to Navigation Management (ANM) Committee's 18th meeting.... Read more >>

ENC 2012 - Gdańsk, Poland - Wed, 25 Apr 2012

R&RNAV attend ENC 2012 in Gdańsk, Poland.

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UK Radio Navigation Equipment & Standards - Wed, 18 Apr 2012

A meeting of UKRNES was attended by R&RNAV for the GLAs.... Read more >>

Munich Satellite Summit 2012 - Fri, 30 Mar 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the recent Munich Satellite Summit.... Read more >>

IALA e-Navigation Committee, 11th Session - Fri, 30 Mar 2012

The 11th Session of the IALA e-Navigation Committee was attended from 26-30 March 2012.... Read more >>

After Longitude - RIN Conference - Fri, 23 Mar 2012

Presentation was given at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.... Read more >>

Dynamic Spectrum Access Forum - Thu, 22 Mar 2012

A Forum entitled ‘Towards an EU Policy for Dynamic Spectrum Access’ was held in Brussels on 7 March 2012.

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IALA Meeting on Participation in IHO S-100 Geospatial Information Registry - Thu, 22 Mar 2012

An IALA meeting was held at IHO in Monaco from 21-24 February 2012.

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Inter-sessional meeting of IALA e-NAV WG2 Maritime Integrated PNT correspondence group - Thu, 22 Mar 2012

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at a recent inter-sessional meeting of IALA e-NAV, Working Group 2 (PNT). 

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GLAs Response to UrsaNav Research Agreement - Mon, 5 Mar 2012

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland (GLA) welcome the announcement of the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between the United States Coast Guard and UrsaNav Inc.  It is part of a new set of low-frequency (LF) services being trialled on both sides of the Atlantic.

 

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R&RNAV Vacancies - Wed, 29 Feb 2012

The GLAs R&RNAV are currently looking to recruit a full-time Research & Development Engineer (Visual Signalling).

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SENTINEL Q5 Progress Meeting - Tue, 3 Jan 2012

The GLAs attend SENTINEL meeting.... Read more >>


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