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About Brandon Weaver

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Brandon Weaver is a researcher at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and works on alternative navigation systems.

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Innovation: Mode N provides alternative PNT for aviation Posted on 08 Nov 2021 in the From the Magazine & Innovation & Transportation categories.

Mode N could meet the need for a reliable alternative PNT system for aircraft navigation. It builds on aspects of existing navigation systems and aviation-certified signals not originally intended for navigation, including some used for communications and surveillance. In this article, a team of researchers from the German Aerospace Center describe Mode N, looking at its signal format, required ground infrastructure, aircraft avionics and the potential position accuracy this system could offer. Read more»