Korea’s $3-billion, 8-satellite regional navigation system moves to design phase; questions remain on signal structure

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — South Korea is formally starting its long-discussed Korea Positioning System (KPS) this year but it remains unclear whether its planned signal structure can comfortably fit in spectrum already well-occupied by other satellite-based navigation systems.

South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT has devoted 32 billion Korean won ($26 million) to KPS for 2022 as part of a 14-year program that will spend 3.7245 trillion won, or just over $3 billion, by 2035 with with three geostationary-orbit satellites and five in inclined . . .

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