[time-nuts] EU opens up Egnos system for public use
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Oct 16 23:32:07 UTC 2009
Alberto di Bene wrote:
> Anybody has some more info about this ?
What do you need?
It's a SBAS system compatible with WAAS and MSAS. It provides
diffrential data which improves L1 C/A receivers positioning and timing.
Using one of the L1 C/A correlators corrections for the other
correlators can be retrieved while the geostationary satellite can also
Modern receivers should have SBAS support, but it may not look like it
on many receivers.
It has been in place for many years, but the "opening" is more about
them achieving the system status they was aiming for.
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