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ICAO preparing a joint position to ITU WRC-23

Radio Frequency (RF) interference and spectrum congestion of L-band, potentially affecting the 1090MHz Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals, are often cited as risks to ADS-B implementation; a view that was reaffirmed by stakeholders in the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) ADS-B survey of 2020,...

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09 Dec, 2020

Operational implementation of ASEPS using ADS-B in the NAT Region

On 28 March 2019, an operational trial of Advanced Surveillance-Enhanced Procedural Separation (ASEPS) using ADS-B started in the NAT Region. ASEPS allows to reduce longitudinal separation to 14NM and lateral separation to 19NM. ASEPS is based on the use of space-based ADS-B service and requires RNP4 and RCP240. With...

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08 Dec, 2020

SPI IR: reminder to all concerned air operators of their stipulated obligations

December 7th 2020 marks the passing of the first deadline for the implementation of EU Regulation 1207/2011, amended by Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2020/587, commonly referred to as the SPI IR. On the occasion of this milestone SESAR Deployment Manager wishes to remind all concerned air operators of their...

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07 Dec, 2020

ED-102B/DO-260C clears another milestone

On September 15th, 2020, draft ED-102B/DO-260C was approved for submission to the EUROCAE Council and the RTCA PMC for approval and subsequent publication, which is now expected to occur in December. ED-102B/DO-260C is the emerging standard for future ADS-B, offering significant improvements in bandwidth and new data items. It...

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16 Sep, 2020