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GATHERING INFORMATION ON GPS AND COMMUNICATION PROTOCAL
Seeking input for GPS systems and installs for out drone builds. Once the protocols are identified and specs are analyzed we will post on the club page
Beidou, Galileo, Glonas ,UAVCAN
The Global Positioning System is owned and operated by the United States. The official US Department of Defense name for GPS is NAVSTAR.
BeiDou (or BDS – formally known as Compass) is a regional GNSS owned and operated by the People's Republic of China. China is in the process of expanding the system to 35 satellites by 2020 to provide global coverage.
Galileo is the European Union’s global GNSS.
GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) is owned and operated by the Russian Federation. The fully operational global system consists of 24+ satellites.
QZSS, or Quasi-Zenith Satellite System, is a regional GNSS operated by QZS System Service Inc. (QSS) and owned by the Government of Japan. QZSS works with GPS to improve coverage in East Asia. The constellation is operational with 4 satellites. By 2023, Japan plans to have 7 satellites for autonomous capability.