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Chronos announces the UK availability of CAST Navigation’s smallest fully capable GPS Satellite Simulator
Producing GPS RF signals that provide dynamic, repeatable testing in the field or lab
Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, 15 May 2012 - Chronos’ supply partner, CAST Navigation has announced the introduction the CAST-SGX handheld GPS Satellite Simulator.
The CAST-SGX with its compact size 7in (H) x 11in (W) x 3in (D) and weighing in at just over 4 pounds, is CAST’s newest and smallest fully capable simulator to date.
The new SGX lightweight portable simulator operates on AC or battery power, features 16 channels of either GPS L1 C/A code or GPS L1 C/A and P codes, and is extremely accurate and repeatable. Features include touch screen, individual satellite power control and start and stop scenarios with the touch of a button. The CAST-SGX is delivered with CAST-XGen Basic Software which can be installed on a separate PC and allows the user to create simple scenarios based on four simple manoeuvre sets. A more advanced CAST-XGen Plus software capability is also available for advanced scenario creation.
CAST has been in the GPS simulation and support business for over 25 years and has become a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, and integration of globally innovative GPS/INS Simulators and associated equipment for government, military, prime vendor, and consumer markets.
About Chronos Technology
Chronos is a UK specialist technology company in the field of position, navigation and timing; and interference detection and location. Chronos supply GNSS (GPS) products from receivers for all application types including covert tracking, avionics, and embedded systems to test equipment (simulators) and GNSS infrastructure (antennas, splitters, repeaters) for the distribution of GNSS RF signals into sensitive environments, including military systems. Chronos has developed a range of bespoke GPS timing products for time and frequency synchronisation in power and communication systems and is leading the Technology Strategy Board part-funded SENTINEL programme. Established in 1986, Chronos is also the UK leader in time and timing for fixed and mobile telecoms. For more information about the product and pricing please visit www.gps-world.biz