Will You Be Ready For Galileo’s Return Link Service in 2020?

The addition of GPS receivers into 406MHz search and rescue beacons in the 2000s was the biggest shake up of the international search and rescue system since the activation of the global Cospas Sarsat distress alerting satellite network in 1981. By including GPS recivers beacons reduced the search location from square miles to an exact […]

The Galileo GNSS Satellite Networks’ Impact on Search & Rescue in 2018

Galileo’s development is part of the EU’s preparations for upgrading the international distress beacon locating organisation COSPASSARSAT’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Ecosystem under the MEOSAR program, which requires new earth based antenna and a network of 72 GNSS satellites, made up of the US GPS, EU Galileo and Russian Glonass constellations.