How to Join Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA)
We appreciate your interest in joining Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA). MGA is an international organization to promote Asia-Oceania Multi-GNSS Demonstration Campaign, as well as is a volunteer based organization which enables the sharing of human networks and updated technologies for Multi-GNSS utilization.
For the conditions and responsibilities of MGA membership, please refer to the Terms of Reference
Basically the unit of MGA registration should be each organization, but in the case of University or Research Institute, it is acceptable to register each department / laboratory in your organization. If your organization would like to become a member of MGA, please send a Letter of Intent (LOI) and an Appendix to the secretariat of MGA.
The signatory of LOI should be a Director level or higher. In the case of University or Research Institute, the signatory might be a head person of registration unit such as department / laboratory.
We don’t have an official format for the LOI, so please use a convenient format.
The LOI should include the following items (1 and 2 are required items);
- 1. [REQUIRED] How to contribute to Multi-GNSS Demonstration Campaign such as proposing joint experiments and new GNSS applications and providing multi-GNSS receivers for the demonstrations.
- 2. [REQUIRED] Working group which you would like to participate in (including network sub-committee, Please refer to the following table)
- 3. Your particular interesting GNSS applications (Please refer to the examples in the following table)
|Network sub-committee and proposed working groups||Examples of GNSS applications|
|Network sub-committee||Multi-GNSS Monitoring Network, ionospheric and tropospheric observation,|
|Precise Positioning WG||Precise Agriculture, Construction machine guidance/control|
|Disaster Mitigation and Management WG||Tsunami monitoring, GNSS Meteorology, Landslide Monitoring|
|Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) WG||Probe-car, Mobile Mapping System, Road Pricing, Car-navigation,|
|Location Based Services (LBS) WG||Mobile phone, Pedestrian Navigation, Short message, Sightseeing application|
Appendix should include the following information;
Contributing Persons: Please write down the name who actually contributes the MGA activities more than 1 participant.
In case of any changes in above, please immediately inform us.
Please send a scanned PDF file of LOI and Appendix via e-mail or Original ones by airmail.
|e-mail :||secretariat(at)multignss.asia (at) -> @|
|address :||MGA Secretariat
Satellite Applications and Promotion Center
Space Applications Mission Directrate
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 305-8505 Japan
Tel. +81-50-3362-3361 Fax. +81-29-868-5987
After approval by the MGA Steering Committee, we will send the written approval by e-mail. If you would like us to mail you, please inform us accordingly.
As well as we will inform you the acceptance of your application with Multi-GNSS Wiki (information sharing wiki) account. Your organization will be added to mailing list (1. MGA Participant / 2. Each Working Group) and will be put on the participants list on the website.
If there is any questions, please contact MGA Secretariat.
e-mail : secretariat(at)multignss.asia (at) -> @