GNSS or Global Navigation Satellite System is a network of satellites that provides orbital information used for positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) applications. This adoption of this technology has seen a significant increase over the last few years and now has become an indispensable part of most industrial, military and consumer applications. In this article, everything RF has listed some interesting GNSS products that were trending on the website in June 2022.
Multi-Band & Multi-Constellation GNSS Receiver
The mosaic-X5 from Septentrio is a Multi-Band, Multi-Constellation GNSS Receiver that has been specifically designed for mass-market applications like robotics and autonomous systems. This high-reliability receiver tracks all GNSS constellations and supports all current and future signals. It has a TTFF cold start under 45 sec, TTFF warm start under 20 sec, and provides tracking sensitivity of 20 dB-Hz and acquisition sensitivity of 33 dB-Hz. Read more.
25 mm Active GNSS Patch Antenna for Navigation and Asset Tracking
The ASGGB254.A from Taoglas is a Single Band Active GNSS Patch antenna for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, and IRNSS bands. It consists of a two-stage LNA and a front-end SAW filter to reduce out-of-band noise. The active circuitry is embedded between the ceramic patch and PCB base making it easy to mount directly on a PCB. Read more.
L1/L5 Band GNSS SoC for Smartphones and Wearables Devices
The BCM47765 from Broadcom is a GNSS SoC (System on Chip) that supports GPS, GLONASS, NAVIC, BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, and QZSS in both the L1/ B1/E1 and L5/E5a/B2a frequency bands. This SoC is integrated with a sensor hub microcontroller which has a dual-processor architecture (Arm CM4+CM0) that ensures each task is handled in the most power-efficient manner. Read more.
Multi-Constellation GNSS Receiver Module for Battery-Powered Applications
The RXM-GNSS-TM-T from Linx Technologies is a GNSS Receiver Module that operates at 1575.42 MHz. It is based on the MediaTek chipset and can simultaneously acquire and track multiple satellite constellations. These constellations include the United States GPS, Europe’s GALILEO, Russia’s GLONASS, and Japan’s QZSS. Read more.
GNSS Antenna with Integrated Receiver from 1560 to 1610 MHz
The M-GNSSB-ANT-RX from Arralis is a Multiband GNSS Antenna that operates from 1560 to 1610 MHz covering GPS L1 and BeiDou B1 bands. It has an integrated receiver and provides a gain of 2-3 dB. By providing multiple frequency coverage, this GNSS antenna improves dilution of precision (DOP) and can lock onto several satellites to obtain the best possible accuracy. Read more.
Triple-Band Helical Antenna with Support for L-Band Correction Services
The HC977XF from Tallysman is an Embedded Triple-Band Helical Antenna and supports L-Band correction services. It has a pre-filter which is followed by a low-noise amplifier that provides 35 dB of gain. The antenna implements Tallysman’s eXtended Filter (XF) antenna technology that has been designed to mitigate out-of-band signals and prevent GNSS antenna saturation. Read more.
Compact, Low Cost, Low Noise GPS/GNSS Disciplined Rubidium Oscillator
The Spectratime LNRClok-1500 from Orolia is a compact, smart, low cost, low noise GPS/GNSS-disciplined Rubidium oscillator (GPSDO) with an optional integrated GPS / GNSS receiver. This 10 MHz Disciplined Rubidium Oscillator delivers a sine wave output with a phase noise of -145 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz offset, has harmonics of less than -40 dBc and spurious levels of below -80 dBc. Read more.
10 MHz Highly-Stable Programmable Rubidium Frequency Standard
The RFS-M102 from Morion is a Low-Cost Programmable Rubidium Frequency Standard that operates at 10 MHz. It provides Sine (default) and LVCMOS output signal waveforms with a phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz @ 100 Hz offset. This oscillator has 1 PPS input/output by default with multiple user options (1PPS output pin is user-programmable). Read more.
GPS Anti-Jam Solution for SWaP-C Constrained Military Applications
The NavGuard® 720 (MAGNA-I) from Mayflower Communications is a GPS Anti-Jam Solution. It has a robust RF front-end that handles high-power co-site signals and provides simultaneous (L1 and L2) GPS protection. This system leverages operationally proven MAGNA GPS Anti-Jam solutions which have been used by multiple US Military and Government Agency platforms. Read more.
Multi-Constellation GNSS Smart Antenna with Centimeter-Level Accuracy
The S631 from Hemisphere is a Multi-Constellation GNSS Smart Antenna that supports GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, IRNSS, and Atlas L-band constellations. It can receive long-range RTK baselines at a range of up to 50 km with a reacquisition time of 15 seconds. This antenna is Athena™-enabled and Atlas ®-capable and provides state-of-the-art RTK performance when receiving corrections from a static base station or network RTK correction system. Read more.
Rugged Multi-Constellation, Dual-Antenna GNSS Receiver
The AsteRx-U3 from Septentrio is a Multi-constellation, Dual-Antenna GNSS Receiver. It can track signals from GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, NavIC, and QZSS GNSS constellations on both antennas with centimeter-level accuracy. The receiver uses LOCK+ technology that maintains tracking during heavy vibrations and IONO+ to ensure position accuracy even during periods of elevated ionospheric activity. Read more.
3-Channel Portable GNSS Simulator with Recording Bandwidth of 56 MHz
The LabSat 3 Wideband GNSS Simulator from LabSat has three RF channels and allows recording at 1, 2, or 3 bits to capture a very wide range of live-sky satellite signals. It has a recording bandwidth of up to 56 MHz and supports GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS, Galileo, NavIC, and SBAS constellations. Read more.
4-Way GPS-Amplified Power Divider from 1.1 to 1.7 GHz
The LNFA1X4 from GPS Networking is a 4-Way Low-Noise Filtered Amplifier (LNAF) Power Divider that operates from 1.1 to 1.7 GHz. It provides a gain of 0 dB, has a noise figure of 4.75 dB (L1 band), and provides isolation of more than 61 dB between ports. This power divider has an amplitude balance of less than 1 dB and a phase balance of 6°. Read more.
Automotive-Grade GNSS Signal Splitter from 1100 to 1700 MHz
The TW162A from Tallysman is an active Signal Splitter that operates from 1100 to 1700 MHz. It can be used to connect one antenna to two receivers and supports GPS, QZSS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, NavIC, and L-Band correction services. This signal splitter provides a gain of up to 1 dB and has a noise figure of less than 4 dB. Read more.
1575 MHz Dual Stage GPS/GNSS Front-End Amplifier IC
The MAX2678 from Maxim Integrated is a Dual Stage GPS/GNSS Front-End Amplifier IC that operates at 1575 MHz. It includes two unconditionally stable low-noise amplifier stages which provide high gain and integrated I/O matching to minimize the need for external matching components and eliminate the need for additional gain stages. Read more.
Passive GPS Antenna for the Iridium / L1 Band
The 1027-035 from Southwest Antennas is a high-performance and ruggedized Iridium and GPS Passive L1 antenna that operates from 1.565 to 1.585 GHz and 1.616 to 1.627 GHz. It has been designed to provide accurate timing and location services for Iridium or GPS receivers, manpack radios, hand-held tactical radio systems, and other small form factor radio systems. Read more.
GNSS Module for GPS, GLONASS, QZSS and SBAS
The A5100-A from Lantronix is a GNSS Module that supports GLONASS, GPS, QZSS, and SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN) bands. It has a tracking sensitivity of -165 dBm and provides a horizontal position with a stand-alone accuracy of less than 2.5 m. This module has a hot start of less than 1 s, a warm start of less than 30 s, and a cold start of less than 35 s. Read more.
Multi-Constellation GNSS Module with 48 Tracking Channels
The ST-1612i-G from LOCOSYS is a GNSS Receiver Module that can simultaneously acquire and track multiple satellite constellations. It has 48 tracking channels and 2 fast acquisition channels with a cold start acquisition time of 29s. The module has a tracking sensitivity of up to -161 dBm and a cold start sensitivity of up to -146.5 dBm. Read more.
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