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Russian GLONASS offline for 11 hours

by nsaspook
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nsaspook
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Apr3-14, 09:27 AM
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http://gpsworld.com/glonass-gone-then-back/

In an unprecedented total disruption of a fully operational GNSS constellation, all satellites in the Russian GLONASS broadcast corrupt information for 11 hours, from just past midnight until noon Russian time (UTC+4), on April 2 (or 5 p.m. on April 1 to 4 a.m. April 2, U.S. Eastern time). This rendered the system completely unusable to all worldwide GLONASS receivers. Full and correct service has now been restored.
Bad software update?
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Greg Bernhardt
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Apr13-14, 12:42 AM
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What are the sats used for? I always assume a hacking these days :)
nsaspook
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Apr13-14, 11:24 AM
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Positioning, navigation and timebase services just like the US GPS system.
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26957569


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