SatGen now with Galileo

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SatGen screenshot 400The latest update to our SatGen GNSS simulation software for PC now incorporates Galileo RF simulation.

Designed to create a GNSS RF I&Q or IF data file based on a user-generated trajectory file, the updated software can now accurately simulate the European Galileo GNSS satellite constellation alongside existing GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou RF signal generation.

The full range of Galileo frequencies that SatGen can simulate are Galileo E1 B/C, E5a, E5b and E6 B/C (see table below for further information).

Mark Sampson, LabSat Product Manager - “Given the vast improvements in navigation and timing that Galileo has brought to its global users, we are extremely excited to be releasing a version of SatGen that allows engineers to generate Galileo-specific scenarios for their test procedures.”

Other changes to the software include various UI tweaks, performance optimisation and fixes. SatGen users can download the software update here.

For further information on SatGen please contact Katie Harland at Racelogic on or call the Racelogic marketing department on +44 1280 823 803.

SatGen 3.11.39 Galileo simulated RF frequencies

 GALILEO E1 B/C Transmitted by all Galileo satellites on the E1 (1575.42 MHz) frequency, same as GPS L1. Standard precision Open Service signal consisting of Data component B and Pilot component C.
 GALILEO E5a Transmitted by all Galileo satellites on the E5a (1176.45 MHz) frequency, same as GPS L5. Open Service signal consisting of Data component I with the F/NAV navigation message and Pilot component Q. Intended to be used together with E1 B/C to improve accuracy.
 GALILEO E5b Transmitted by all Galileo satellites on the E5b (1207.14 MHz) frequency, same as BeiDou B2. Open Service signal consisting of Data component I with the I/NAV navigation message and Pilot component Q. Intended to be used together with E1 B/C to improve accuracy.
 GALILEO E6 B/C Transmitted by all Galileo satellites on the E6 (1278.75 MHz) frequency. High accuracy Commercial Service signal consisting of Data component B and Pilot component C. Since the content of the C/NAV navigation message is encrypted, SatGen transmits a dummy navigation message, which should be accepted by all receivers.