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News - 2017

IALA ARM Meeting No.6 - Tue, 6 Jun 2017

Members of the GLA attended the IALA ARM6 meeting.

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International Frequency Planning Group - WG4 - Tue, 11 Apr 2017

R&RNAV attended a meeting of the International Frequency Planning Group (IFPG) Work Group 4.

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IALA ENG 6 - Fri, 31 Mar 2017

Members of the GLA attended the IALA ENG6 meeting to support the development of visual signalling and engineering matters.

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IALA Workshop on Sustainable Light and Power for the Next Generation - Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Members of the GLAs attended the IALA workshop on matters concerning the development of visual signalling, power and sustainability.

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IALA ENAV 20 - Fri, 17 Mar 2017

Members of the GLAs attended the IALA ENAV20 meeting.

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UK Radiocommunications Navigation Equipment & Standards Committee - Thu, 23 Feb 2017

R&RNAV attended the UK Radiocommunications Navigation Equipment & Standards Committee (UKRNES).

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IALA ENAV WG3 - Fri, 17 Feb 2017

R&RNAV participated at the VDES Conference and inter-sessional meeting of IALA ENAV WG3 hosted by SENRO Ltd. in Somerset West, South Africa, from 13th to 17th February 2017.

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Oceanology International 2017 - Thu, 16 Feb 2017

R&RNAV presented a paper on Resilient PNT for the maritime sector at Oceanology International 2017.

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Antennas, Propagation & RF Technology for Transport and Autonomous Platforms - Thu, 2 Feb 2017

R&RNAV attended the event "Antennas, Propagation & RF Technology for Transport and Autonomous Platforms".

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International Frequency Planning Group - WG4 - Tue, 17 Jan 2017

R&RNAV attended a meeting of the International Frequency Planning Group (IFPG) Work Group 4.

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RIN - International Navigation Conference - Mon, 17 Oct 2016

RIN is holding its second International Navigation Conference in Glasgow, from 8-10 November 2016.... Read more >>

ION Council, RTCM SC104, CGSIC & ION GNSS+ 2016 Conference - Wed, 5 Oct 2016

R&RNAV represented the GLA ...... Read more >>

CIE-UK National Illumination Committ - Mon, 15 Aug 2016

Members of the GLA R&RNAV attended the CIE-UK National Illumination Committee meeting... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV WG3 Inter-sessional meeting - Wed, 13 Jul 2016

R&RNAV participated at the inter-sessional meeting of IALA e-NAV WG3... Read more >>

IALA Workshop on Shorebased Maritime Services - Thu, 9 Jun 2016

R&RNAV participated in the IALA Workshop on Shore-based Maritime Services ... Read more >>

CIRM Annual Conference & AGM - Tue, 7 Jun 2016

Members of R&RNAV attended the CIRM annual conference and AGM ... Read more >>

10th Annual RIN GNSS Conference - Tue, 7 Jun 2016

R&RNAV attended the 10th Annual RIN GNSS Conference... Read more >>

AIS Data visualisation for Big Data Maritime Location Based Services Think Tank - Mon, 6 Jun 2016

R&RNAV attended the AIS Data visualisation for Big Data Maritime Location Based Services Think Tank ... Read more >>

IALA ARM Committee Meeting No.4 - Mon, 18 Apr 2016

Members of the GLA attended the IALA ARM4 meeting... Read more >>

IALA ENG Committee Meeting No4 - Mon, 11 Apr 2016

Members of R&RNAV attended the IALA ENG4 meeting.... Read more >>

Radio Spectrum Policy Group Stakeholder Workshop - Wed, 30 Mar 2016

R&RNAV attended the Radio Spectrum  Policy Group (RSPG) Stakeholder Workshop... Read more >>

Innovation in Maritime Navigation Event - Fri, 22 Jan 2016

This event will explore the mix of technologies for future maritime navigation in 2030 and beyond, and identify potential complements to GNSS.

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First meeting of Maritime National Service Providers technical group #1 - Thu, 17 Sep 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLA and IALA at the first meeting of the European Space Agency (ESA) Maritime National Service Providers (MNSP) technical group.... Read more >>

GNU Radio Conference 2015 - Tue, 8 Sep 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the GNU Radio Conference 2015... Read more >>

CERGAL 2015 - Wed, 2 Sep 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent CERGAL symposium hosted by the German Institute of Navigation.

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First Meeting of National Maritime Service Providers technical group - ESA #2 - Wed, 2 Sep 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLA and IALA at the second meeting of the European Space Agency (ESA) National Maritime Service Providers (NMSP) technical group.... Read more >>

2015 NATO Transportation Seminar - Tue, 14 Jul 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a recent NATO Transport Seminar... Read more >>

ION International Technical Meeting 2015 - Tue, 14 Jul 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the ION International Technical Meeting... Read more >>

RTCM Annual Assembly Meeting & Convention - 2015 - Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Dr. Paul Williams attended the RTCM Annual Assembly meeting in Annapolis on behalf of R&RNAV.

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IMO Maritime Safety Committee 95th session - Wed, 17 Jun 2015

R&RNAV attended IMO MSC 95 as part of the IALA delegation.... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV WG3 Inter-sessional Meeting - Mon, 8 Jun 2015

R&RNAV participated at the IALA e-NAV WG3 meeting.... Read more >>

Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2015 - Fri, 24 Apr 2015

R&RNAV attended the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit, presenting and participating in a discussion panel on alternative PNT.

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Second meeting of the IMO (NCSR) - Fri, 24 Apr 2015

R&RNAV represented IALA at the second meeting of the International Maritime Organisation’s Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue sub-committee (NCSR).

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ION Council, RTCM SC104, CGSIC & ION GNSS+ Conference - Fri, 24 Apr 2015

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the following meetings: the autumn council meeting of the (US) Institute of Navigation, the autumn meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) Special Committee 104 on differential services, the September meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) and attended the ION GNSS+ 2014 conference... Read more >>

URKNES 12.01.15 - Mon, 12 Jan 2015

R&RNAV attended the UKNES committee... Read more >>

INTERREG North Sea Region (NSR) Project Development Event - Mon, 24 Nov 2014

R&RNAV attended the INTERREG North Sea Region event for project development within the 2014-2020 programme.... Read more >>

EGNOS Workshop 2014 - Sat, 1 Nov 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent EGNOS workshop held in London. ... Read more >>

RTCM SC-131 - Sat, 1 Nov 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a recent meeting (by teleconference) of The Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) Special Committee 131... Read more >>

GNSS Receiver Technology Scoping Meeting - Sat, 1 Nov 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a recent meeting to scope a future Innovate UK call on GNSS receivers.... Read more >>

Launch of MO Space Weather Operations Centre - Fri, 10 Oct 2014

R&RNAV attended the launch of the Met Office Space Weather Operations Centre on behalf of the GLA.... Read more >>

OFCOM Spectrum Strategy Event - Fri, 10 Oct 2014

R&RNAV attended the Ofcom Spectrum Strategy Event 'Changes & Challenges'... Read more >>

CERGAL 2014 - Wed, 6 Aug 2014

R&RNAV attended CERGAL 2014 in Dresden

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Leap Seconds Workshop - Mon, 21 Jul 2014

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland at a leap second consultation.

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6th Annual UK Ports Conference - Thu, 17 Jul 2014

R&RNAV attended the 6th Annual UK Ports Conference... Read more >>

IMO NCSR1 pre-briefing - Thu, 3 Jul 2014

R&RNAV attended a pre-briefing meeting on the UK position for IMO NCSR1.... Read more >>

The European Sea Ports Conference - Mon, 2 Jun 2014

R&RNAV attended the European Sea Ports Organisation's Conference... Read more >>

Space Weather Workshop - Mon, 2 Jun 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a Workshop on Space Weather... Read more >>

International Frequency Planning Group - WGC - Tue, 6 May 2014

R&RNAV attended the UK International Frequency Planning Group... Read more >>

European Navigation Conference 2014 - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

R&RNAV presented papers at the European Navigation Conference... Read more >>

ION International Technical Meeting, 2014 - Mon, 3 Mar 2014

R&RNAV Team Members attended the 2014 International Technical Meeting of the (US) Institute of Navigation... Read more >>

Maritime Spectrum Strategy Group - Mon, 3 Mar 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the Marine Spectrum Strategy Group meeting... Read more >>

2nd Workshop on International Standardisation of VDES - Mon, 3 Mar 2014

R&RNAV participated in the 2nd Workshop on International Standardisation of VDES... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV Data Modelling Workshop Inter-sessional - Tue, 25 Feb 2014

R&RNAV participated in an inter-sessional meeting of the IALA e-Navigation Committee Working Group on Data Modelling

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Marine Space Weather Experts Group - Wed, 22 Jan 2014

R&RNAV took part in a meeting at the Met Office ...

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UK Radio Navigation Equipment & Standards Committee - Tue, 14 Jan 2014

R&RNAV represented the GLA ...

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International Frequency Planning Group, WGC - Tue, 7 Jan 2014

R&RNAV attended a meeting of the International Frequency Planning Group ...

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eDLoran Press Release - Tue, 7 Jan 2014

R&RNAV welcome the news that the Dutch Pilot’s Corporation are providing resilient Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) in one of the World’s busiest ports through the use of eLoran.  This initiative is complementary to the GLA’s own project to establish resilient PNT at selected ports on the East Coast of the UK. See details ... ... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV 14 - Thu, 5 Dec 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent IALA e-Navigation Committee meeting (e-NAV14). ... Read more >>

CGSIC, RTCM SC104, ION - Thu, 5 Dec 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the 53rd Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) meeting, the September meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime services (RTCM) SC104 committee on DGNSS services, the US Institute of Navigation (ION) GNSS+ conference and the ION Council meeting.... Read more >>

NATO Transportation Seminar - Thu, 5 Dec 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a recent NATO Transport Seminar... Read more >>

European Space Solutions - Thu, 5 Dec 2013

R&RNAV gave the keynote presentation at the Marine Environment and Maritime Transportation session of European Space Solutions... Read more >>

IALA Strategy Meeting, Policy Advisory Panel 26 - Sun, 24 Nov 2013

GLA R&RNAV attended meetings of the IALA Strategy Group Policy Advisory Panel and Conference Steering Committee... Read more >>

European Maritime Radio-navigation Forum - Sat, 16 Nov 2013

GLA R&RNAV attended a meeting of the European Maritime Radio-navigation Forum... Read more >>

21st session of the IALA ANM Committee - Fri, 1 Nov 2013

Members of the GLA attended the IALA Aids to Navigation Management (ANM) Committee's 21st meeting.... Read more >>

IALA Workshop on AtoN in Polar Regions - Thu, 3 Oct 2013

R&RNAV attended the IALA Workshop on Providing AtoN Services in Polar Regions.... Read more >>

IMO NAV 59 - Mon, 30 Sep 2013

R&RNAV attended the e-Navigation Working Group at IMO NAV 59 on behalf of IALA.

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IALA eNAV WG 3/4 - Mon, 30 Sep 2013

R&RNAV represented GLA at the intersessional meeting of the AIS and Communications Working Group of the IALA e-Navigation Committee held in Brest

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UK Briefing for NAV 59 - Tue, 6 Aug 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a UK Briefing meeting.... Read more >>

IALA Workshop on Developing S-100 Product Specifications - Fri, 12 Jul 2013

GLA R&RNAV helped to organise an IALA Workshop on the Development of S-100 Product Specifications

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Seawork 2013 - Wed, 10 Jul 2013

R&RNAV attended the Seawork Exhibition... Read more >>

e-Navigation Strategy Group - Wed, 10 Jul 2013

R&RNAV attended a meeting of the DfT e-Navigation Strategy Group... Read more >>

RTCM SC-131 - Thu, 20 Jun 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the recent meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM), Special Committee 131 on Multi-system Shipborne Navigation Receivers.... Read more >>

14th Meeting of the MCA MSIG - Tue, 18 Jun 2013

Members of the GLA attended Maritime and Coastguard Agencies Maritime Safety Information Group.... Read more >>

IALA Policy Advisory Panel - Thu, 2 May 2013

R&RNAV attended the IALA Policy Advisory Panel... Read more >>

20th Session of the IALA ANM Committee - Fri, 26 Apr 2013

Members of the GLA attended the IALA Aids to Navigation Management (ANM) Committee's 20th meeting... Read more >>

European Navigation Conference 2013 - Wed, 24 Apr 2013

R&RNAV attended the European Navigation Conference in Vienna... Read more >>

IALA Workshop on Shop Range AtoN in the e-navigation era - Wed, 24 Apr 2013

R&RNAV participated in the IALA Workshop on ‘Short Range AtoN in the e-Navigation era’ in Brest from 8 to 12 Oct 2012.

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UK Radio Navigation Equipment & Standards Committee - Thu, 18 Apr 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a meeting of the UK Radio Navigation Equipment and Standards Committee... Read more >>

AIS Licensing Meeting - Wed, 10 Apr 2013

R&RNAV attended a meeting with MCS and UKHO at MRCC Falmouth on 10 April... Read more >>

International Frequency Planning Group - Tue, 9 Apr 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a meeting of the International Frequency Planning Group at Ofcom on 9 April... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV 13 - Fri, 22 Mar 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent IALA e-Navigation Committee meeting... Read more >>

International Experts Meeting on NE Plan - Fri, 8 Mar 2013

R&RNAV attended the International Experts Meeting on Protection Measures for the Torres Strait and Great Barrier Reef.... Read more >>

e-Navigation Usability Workshop - Wed, 6 Mar 2013

R&RNAV attended the Usability Workshop organised by AMSA in Kingscliff, NSW.

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IALA e-Nav WG3/4 (AIS & Communications) Intersessional Meeting - Fri, 1 Mar 2013

R&RNAV attended the intersessional meeting of the combined AIS and Communications Working Group of the IALA e-NAV Committee held in Sarasota, FL, USA... Read more >>

Vessel Tracking & Monitoring Seminar - Thu, 28 Feb 2013

R&RNAV gave a presentation on Global Sharing of Maritime Data for IALA at the Vessel Tracking & monitoring Seminar in London on 27 February 2013.

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ION ITM, San Diego - Thu, 21 Feb 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent ION ITM Conference, chairing the maritime applications session and presenting two topical papers.... Read more >>

RTCM SC104, San Diego - Fri, 1 Feb 2013

R&RNAV represented the GLA at the recent Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) Special Committee 104 on Differential GNSS Services (SC104). ... Read more >>

Pelangi signs Agreement with TH - Thu, 31 Jan 2013

Pelangi signs agreement with Trinity House to manufacture new high output LED light source.....

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e-Navigation Underway - Thu, 31 Jan 2013

R&RNAV gave presentations at e-Navigation Underway on behalf of IALA on the importance of the Common Maritime Data Structure for e-Navigation and IALA’s role in developing it.... Read more >>

IALA eNAV Inter-sessional meeting to review IALA Recommendation R-121 - Tue, 15 Jan 2013

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.

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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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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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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 >>

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 >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

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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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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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 >>

Winners of Trinity House 2011 Staff Awards - Thu, 22 Dec 2011

Congratulations to Malcolm Nicholson, James Skinner and Ian Tutt (Retired) of the GLAs R&RNAV department who received the Innovation or New Idea Benefitting Trinity House award recently at the 2011 Trinity House Annual Awards Ceremony.

    

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European Navigation Conference 2011 - Tue, 29 Nov 2011

The GLA R&RNAV Team gave three presentations and two posters at ENC 2011 and had a stand in the exhibition. The subjects of GNSS vulnerability and the provision of alternatives to ensure resilient PNT, were prominent throughout the conference.... Read more >>

International Loran Association - ILA40 - Thu, 17 Nov 2011

R&RNAV attended the 40th International Loran Association conference in Busan, Korea and presented a UK Status Update and a paper on eLoran. ... Read more >>

RTCM SC104 Autumn Meeting - Fri, 14 Oct 2011

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 on Differential Global Navigation Satellite Systems. 

The two broadcast standards, versions 2 and 3, are both being updated to include generic messages so that providers can broadcast corrections for multiple GNSS constellations.

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Galileo PRS Information Day - Fri, 14 Oct 2011

R&RNAV represented the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland at the recent Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) information day, hosted by the UK Space Agency.

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SENTINEL - Q3 Meeting - Thu, 13 Oct 2011

The GLAs attended 3rd Quarter Sentinel partner progress meeting at NPL, Teddington. Consortium partners discussed work progress and outlined their work plans for the next quarter.

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R&RNAV are currently recruiting for two Research & Development Engineers - Tue, 11 Oct 2011

The General Lighthouse Authorities, R&RNAV department, are currently recruiting for two Research & Development Engineers, based in Harwich. Please see the Careers' page for the link to the job description and application form.... Read more >>

R&RNAV presented at Cheltenham Science Festival - Tue, 9 Aug 2011

The Research and Radionavigation directorate presented the results of their recent GPS jamming trials at the recent Cheltenham Science Festival.  This annual event focuses on bringing science to the general public through a well organised and varied programme of presentations, question and answer sessions, exhibitions and participation events.   

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eLoran Monitoring at Dungeness to cover Dover Straits - Mon, 1 Aug 2011

R&RNAV have installed a prototype eLoran reference receiver at Dungeness Lighthouse. In time this may enable the site to act as a Differential-eLoran reference station covering the Dover Straits and parts of the English Channel.

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R&RNAV make UTC measurements for eLoran at NPL - Wed, 20 Jul 2011

As part of the Sentinel project, R&RNAV visited the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington on 20th July to make UTC-alignment calibration measurements for the eLoran receiver used in the project.... Read more >>

GLAs launch '2025 & Beyond' Strategy - Tue, 19 Jul 2011

The General Lighthouse Authorities for the UK & Ireland’s marine Aids to Navigation document ‘2025 & Beyond’ was launched yesterday by the Shipping Minister, Mike Penning.

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RIN Award Top Student Prize to R&RNAV member - Fri, 15 Jul 2011

The Royal Institute of Navigation has awarded Chris Hargreaves, Development Engineer, with the IESSG Top Student Prize.... Read more >>

UK Working Party 5B (Radio-determination) - Wed, 8 Jun 2011

R&RNAV represented the GLA at a meeting of UK Working Party 5B (Radio-determination), to prepare the UK Position and papers for ITU-R WP 5B.... Read more >>

IALA e-NAV 9 - Fri, 20 May 2011

R&RNAV represented the GLAs at the recent IALA e-Navigation committee meeting.... Read more >>

Considering options for Alternative Positioning - Summary of Business Case - Fri, 13 May 2011

This summary is now available for download from the R&RNAV website.... Read more >>

Vessel Tracking and Monitoring Seminar - Mon, 4 Apr 2011

The Seminar was held at the Lloyds Maritime Academy in London from 27th -28th January 2011.

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Marine AtoN Lights Calculator - Thu, 31 Mar 2011

The Marine AtoN Lights Calculator is now available from the R&RNAV website.... Read more >>

R&RNAV and Twitter - Thu, 24 Mar 2011

You can now follow R&RNAV news on Twitter http://twitter.com/RRNAV#

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GPS vulnerabilities and the benefits of eLoran - Thu, 10 Mar 2011

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland (GLAs) fully support the findings of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s paper on the dangers of heavy dependency on GPS.

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Royal Academy of Engineering report on GNSS Vulnerabilities - Tue, 8 Mar 2011

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has published a report on GNSS Vulnerability. The study on which the report was based involved a wide range of organisations with knowledge in this area, including GLA R&RNAV.... Read more >>

e-Navigation Underway - Thu, 24 Feb 2011

The conference was held aboard the M/S Crown of Scandinavia (Copenhagen-Oslo-Copenhagen) as part of the INTERREG Baltic Region Project ‘EfficienSea’, from 31st January to 2nd February 2011.

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ION – International Technical Meeting - Thu, 24 Feb 2011

GLA R&RNAV recently attended the US Institute of Navigation (ION) International Technical Meeting (ITM) held in San Diego USA from 23rd to 26th January 2011.... Read more >>

IALA WG2 Inter-sessional Meeting and VRS Demonstration - Mon, 24 Jan 2011

GLA R&RNAV attended the IALA e-Navigation Committee Working Group 2 inter-sessional
meeting in Koblenz, in November 2010.... Read more >>

RIN Conference NAV-10 - Mon, 20 Dec 2010

R&RNAV contributed five papers to the recent NAV10 conference.... Read more >>

The ECDIS Revolution - Mon, 20 Dec 2010

Presentations on the benefits and problems of introducing ECDIS.... Read more >>

European eLoran Forum meeting - Mon, 20 Dec 2010

Meeting of the European eLoran Forum (EEF) held in Moscow on 24th and 25th November 2010.... Read more >>

Awards received at ILA AGM - Fri, 17 Dec 2010

Several members of the GLA R&RNAV team received awards at the International Loran Association AGM held last month.

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Dr Basker leaves GLA R&RNAV - Tue, 30 Nov 2010

After 5 years’ service, Dr Sally Basker is leaving GLA R&RNAV.... Read more >>

e-Navigation Data Workshop - Tue, 16 Nov 2010

e-Navigation Data Workshop, IHO, Monaco, 4th & 5th November 2010
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Seventh Meeting of the National PNT Advisory Board - Tue, 16 Nov 2010

The seventh meeting of the National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board was held on the 14th & 15th October 2010 in Washington.... Read more >>

Winners of 2010 Trinity House Awards - Tue, 16 Nov 2010

Trinity House Awards Ceremony 2010... Read more >>

European Navigation Conference - GNSS 2010 - Wed, 10 Nov 2010

GLA R&RNAV presented papers in the Maritime Applications, Augmentation Systems and poster sessions.

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IALA e-Navigation Committee - Fri, 8 Oct 2010

Summary of the recent IALA e-Navigation Committee held in September.... Read more >>

R&RNAV receives awards at Royal Institute of Navigation AGM - Mon, 6 Sep 2010

R&RNAV received a number of prestigious awards at the RIN AGM in July.... Read more >>

IMO NAV 56 - Mon, 16 Aug 2010

The 56th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (NAV 56) was held on 26-30th July.... Read more >>

RTCM Special Committee 127 meeting on eLoran Standardisation - Sun, 8 Aug 2010

GLA R&RNAV hosted a meeting of RTCM Special Committee 127 on eLoran Standardisation.

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RIN Research & Development Special Interest Group Seminar - Tue, 6 Jul 2010

GPS jamming results were presented by R&RNAV to the Royal Institute of Navigation’s Research and Development Special Interest Group at the GNSS Strengths and Weaknesses seminar in May.... Read more >>

Lights testing at Casquets - Tue, 6 Jul 2010

R&RNAV visit Casquet Lights to test LED light source.... Read more >>

GPS jamming trials video now available online - Fri, 4 Jun 2010

A video of GPS Jamming trials is now available online and on dvd.

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New Professional Navigators' Award 2010 - Wed, 2 Jun 2010

Michelle De Voy, Development Engineer with R&RNAV has been awarded the Royal Institute of Navigation's New Professional Navigators' Award 2010 for her work on a Real-Time DGPS Monitoring System.

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Two members of R&RNAV team awarded Fellowship of RIN - Tue, 25 May 2010

R&RNAV is please to announce that Martin Bransby, R&RNAV Manager, and Paul Williams, Principal Development Engineer have been awarded Fellowship of the Royal Institute of Navigation.

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R&RNAV paper receives 2010 Michael Richey Medal - Mon, 24 May 2010

The R&RNAV paper “GPS Jamming and the Impact on Maritime Navigation“ by Alan Grant, Paul Williams, Nick Ward and Sally Basker has been awarded the 2010 Michael Richey Medal by the Royal Institute of Navigation for the best paper published in the Journal of Navigation in 2009.

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IALA Conference 2010 - Fri, 16 Apr 2010

R&RNAV presented 6 papers at the IALA conference held 21-27 March 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa.... Read more >>

Jamming: A Clear and Present Danger - Thu, 15 Apr 2010

In GPS World this month, Sally Basker Director of R&RNAV, reports on a meeting held at the National Physical Laboratory in the United Kingdom on the February 23rd 2010. The meeting titled, “GPS Jamming and Interference: A Clear and Present Danger,” was organized by the Digital Systems Knowledge Transfer Network.... Read more >>

Observed impact of GPS jamming and the benefits of eLoran - Mon, 8 Mar 2010

Dr Alan Grant of R&RNAV presented on the Observed impact of GPS jamming and the benefits of eLoran to the Knowledge Transfer Network’s recent conference GPS Jamming and Interference- a clear and present danger.... Read more >>

Evolution from Loran-C to eLoran - Wed, 10 Feb 2010

This briefing note has been prepared by the Research and Radionavigation Directorate  of the General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland to provide a meaningful comparison of Loran-C and eLoran.

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GPS Jamming Trials in the News - Wed, 6 Jan 2010

In December 2009 the GLA R&RNAV team ran GPS jamming trials aboard THV Galatea.... Read more >>

ILA-38 - Tue, 11 Aug 2009

The International Loran Association held its 38th Conference and Technical Symposium on 13-15 October 2009 in Portland, Maine, USA.

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GLAs GPS Jamming Article - Wed, 11 Mar 2009

The GLAs GPS Jamming Article published in Inside GNSS (January/February 09) and in GPS World publications (March 09)... Read more >>

VT awarded DGPS contract - Tue, 28 Oct 2008

VT Communications has been awarded a contract for the upgrading and enhancement of the 14 DGPS reference stations provided by the General Lighthouse Authorities of UK and Ireland.... Read more >>

Plan for the future of Visual Aids to Navigation - Wed, 14 May 2008

Plan for the future of Visual Aids to Navigation is launched... Read more >>

GLAs welcome the European eLoran Forum's document - Thu, 24 Apr 2008

General Lighthouse Authorities welcome the European eLoran Forum's document on securing positioning, navigation and timing for Europe's future... Read more >>

GLAs welcome US decision about eLoran - Mon, 25 Feb 2008

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the United Kingdom and Ireland (GLAs) today applaud the US decision to implement Enhanced Loran (eLoran) in the US as a complement to the Global Positioning System (GPS), particularly in the event of an outage or disruption in service.... Read more >>

The GLAs announce eLoran contract - Thu, 31 May 2007

The UK and Ireland's three GLAs today announce the award of a 15-year eLoran contract... Read more >>


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