Sailing Toward Greater Accuracy
- New GPS Policy in the Works. Divis, Dee Ann // GPS World;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the policy review of the global positioning system (GPS) policy in the U.S. Budget problems encountered by the GPS program; Selection of Gil L. Klinger, director of space policy to the lead the GPS review; Role of the Department of Defense on the operation of GPS. INSET: GPS III...
- Dept. of confusion. Barthold, Charles // Yachting;Jun96, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p9
Reports on the updating of the United States government's policy on Global Positioning System (GPS). Prospects for GPS Selective Availability.
- New standards for GPS accuracy. Brogdon, Bill // Yachting;Jan95, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p28
Informs of new Department of Defense standards that outline how accurate GPS should be. The change in vertical predictable accuracy; Horizontal repeatable accuracy; Comparison with Loran-C repeatable accuracy; Relative accuracy; Failure of new regulations to address concerns about integrity.
- A Pentagon and transportation dept. Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/20/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 12, p46
Reports on the agreement between the Pentagon and Transportation Department to transmit differential corrections for the Global Positioning System satellites via geosynchronous orbit satellites.
- U.S. to expand civil GPS. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/6/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 14, p60
Reports the planned expansion of civil global positioning systems (GPS) in the United Staes. Reasons for satellite navigation accuracy; Mention of additional signals; Comments of Vice President Al Gore; Effort of the US Defense and Transportation Deptartments.
- Transportation, Defense Depts. reach accord on GPS use. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/3/1994, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p32
Reports on the agreement between the United States Defense Department and the Transportation Department to jointly manage the Global Positioning System (GPS). Options for the GPS management; Task force conclusions; Pentagon's reaction to civil users' clamor.
- FAA pitch. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/10/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p21
Presents views of Associate Administrator George Donohue on the promotion of Global Positioning System by FAA and its implications in Europe.
- White House Turns Off SA. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 19, p67
Reports that United States President Bill Clinton has pulled the plug on Selective Availability (SA), the intentional degrading of the GPS signal, on May 1, 2000. Major roadblock in the use of GPS for vertical guidance on instrument approaches; Primary function of the Federal Aviation...
- Preparing for the Afterlife. Gibbons, Glen // GPS World;Apr2000, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p10
Comments on the lack of reaction to the United States government's deactivation of the selective availability (SA) feature of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Presidential Decision Directive on GPS which stated the goal of eliminating SA; Call for an annual presidential determination about...