Global Positioning System Overview

Peter H. Dana
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Revised: 12/15/99 (first published in September, 1994)


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GPS is a Satellite Navigation System

Space Segment

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Control Segment

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User Segment

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GPS Positioning Services Specified In The Federal Radionavigation Plan

Precise Positioning Service (PPS)

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Standard Positioning Service (SPS)

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GPS Satellite Signals

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GPS Data

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Position, and Time from GPS

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GPS Error Sources

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Differential GPS (DGPS) Techniques

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GPS Techniques and Project Costs

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Reference List

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