We want to know what you think about EGNOS, the services it offers and any ideas you have to improve its quality. To help gather your views, a short EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey has just been launched. Your views matter to us, so please take a few minutes to complete the online questionnaire.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) supports the promotion and marketing of the services offered by the EGNOS programme, in particular through establishing close relationships with users and potential users of the system. A key task is collecting and assessing user needs in order to adapt the programme to best meet user requirements.
The actual EGNOS services are currently delivered by European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP SAS) under contract with GSA for the period 2014 – 2021. Together, GSA and ESSP work to meet and improve our users’ needs and expectations.
The EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey is intended to measure EGNOS user satisfaction and gather valuable suggestions to improve the quality of the service we provide to you. Your opinions are important to us, and will help EGNOS continue to improve, meet and hopefully exceed your expectations.
Completing the survey should only take about 15 minutes and all responses will be treated under applicable European Data Protection law.
What is EGNOS?
EGNOS is Europe's first venture into satellite navigation. EGNOS is a Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS), which provides corrections and integrity information to GPS signals. It uses a set of monitoring stations to receive GPS signals and estimates their errors. Finally, differential corrections are transmitted to the users by geostationary satellites. EGNOS makes existing satellite navigation signals suitable for safety critical applications such as flying aircraft or navigating ships through narrow channels. EGNOS has been certified for civil aviation since 2011.
EGNOS increases the accuracy of existing satellite positioning signals from GPS while providing a crucial ‘integrity message', informing users in the event of GPS signal problems. It also transmits an extremely accurate universal time signal.
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