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by kfetter
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 16
Views: 5286

Re: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming

At

https://www.nstb.tc.faa.gov/

It says

GEO PRN 133 (S15) became operational for WAAS on July 22nd, 2019.
by kfetter
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 16
Views: 5286

Re: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming

At

https://www.nstb.tc.faa.gov/RT_WaasSatelliteStatus.htm

It's showing SES 15 as the number 133. And 133 is shown in green.

So looks like, it's in active service now.
by kfetter
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: Intelsat plans to add WAAS payload to Galaxy 30
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Intelsat plans to add WAAS payload to Galaxy 30

At https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-351658A1.pdf It says: Intelsat License LLC seeks to amend its pending application, IBFS File No. SAT-LOA-20170525-00079, to construct, deploy, and operate a C/Ku/Ka-band satellite, to be known as Galaxy 30 (formerly known as Galaxy 14R), at the 125.0° W...
by kfetter
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

It showed up on my GARMIN GPS-16x receiver, as a "44 "

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Satellites in view from GARMIN GPS-16x
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by kfetter
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

On the main webpage at

http://www.nstb.tc.faa.gov/

It says

NOTICE: GEO PRN 131 (SM9) came online March 27th, 2018.
by kfetter
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 16
Views: 5286

Re: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming

[This article contained a link to a website reprinting portions of a press release regarding orbital status of SES-15; see press release text below. This article was originally posted to a different thread that was discussing a different WAAS satellite, Eutelsat-117W B; I moved it to this thread abo...
by kfetter
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 16
Views: 5286

Re: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming

SES 15 has reached geo-stationary orbit. Now for SES to fine tune the orbit and place it at its operational orbital slot.

I am waiting to see what PRN code it gets assigned.
by kfetter
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 16
Views: 5286

Re: A Fifth WAAS Satellite Coming

[Has] a PRN code been assigned for SES 15[?]

It's still undergoing orbit raising, but soon will reach geo-stationary orbit.
by kfetter
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

I have attached a screen capture, showing EUTELSAT-117W on my GPS receiver display as a [NMEA number] 44 and also as a "W" which means the receiver is picking up a signal from a WAAS satellite. I was suprised, to see the EUTELSAT-117W showing up on the display. I was using a Magellan Explo...
by kfetter
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

I wait for EUTELSAT-117W to show up [on the near real-time status page]: http://www.nstb.tc.faa.gov/rt_waassatellitestatus.htm
by kfetter
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

This document mentioned that EUTELSAT-117WB, would be in service in Oct 2017. http://www.gps.gov/multimedia/presentations/2015/03/munich/lawrence1.pdf Yet they say at http://www.eutelsat.com/en/satellites/EUTELSAT-117WB.html It will enter service for WAAS, in 2018. At least two months ago, EUTELSAT-...
by kfetter
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming
Replies: 19
Views: 8650

Re: A Fourth WAAS Satellite Coming

On the main webpage at

http://www.nstb.tc.faa.gov/

It says the following

NOTICE: GEO PRN 133 (AMR) will be removed the from the WAAS satellite mask in November 2017, and will cease broadcast until further notice.