From Elite Wiki
This icon appear on your viewscreen (top right) to inform that a GNN Newsflash awaits on docking. It appears when you enter the aegis


Cover or undercover. We take it.

3130 MGMT - GalCop begins a programme of retrofitting out-of-date communications equipment on older vessels. At the same time, satellite and comms buoys are upgraded.

And communications companies popped up like mushrooms, offering dubious and sometimes very expensive services, each trying to grab the biggest slice of this new market, swept up by a gold rush fever. Only a handful of news agencies survived the ensuing 'War of Information' - an orgy of mergers, acquisitions, lawsuits and the occasional little bit of terrorism and sabotage - to create today's stable news market that we know and love.



GNN is the successor to Snoopers.

OXPs using GNN

BGS-X Mapping (note the rather dim buttons on the right for toggling regions and spacelanes)

Declarations of Regional/SpaceLane Naming

These were originally introduced in conjunction with BGS-X Mapping, where these features would appear on the F6 chart only after their announcement by Snoopers/GNN. The changes to the F6 chart introduced by Oolite v.1.82 comprehensively clobbered BGS-X.

See What are these "Map-Update" news alerts? (2016)




GNN1.2.oxz (oxz, 4.1 MB)


Quick Facts


Minimum Oolite versionCPU usage mediumMemory usage averageGPU usage averageisParentisChildisAPIisDocumentedisConfigurable

Version Released License Features Category Author(s) Feedback
1.2 2018-11-21 CC-by-nc-sa-4.0 Images, Sounds & Music Ambience OXPs DaddyHoggy, Disembodied, Drew & Svengali BB