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A Brief Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology Overview

NAVSTAR GPS (Navigation Signal Timing and Ranging Global Positioning System) commonly referred to as the Global Positioning System (GPS) was developed by the United States Department of Defense. GPS uses satellites and ground equipment to determine position anywhere on Earth. At least 24 satellites are operational at all times. Unlike paying an Internet Service Provider to access the Internet, anyone with a receiver can use the system at no cost. […]

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GPS III – Delivering Impressive GPS Navigation Benefits

Since the removal of selective availability, the United States Global Positioning System (GPS) services have become progressively integrated into our everyday lives. Few would realize that as well as providing navigation services, the incredibly accurate time keeping provided by GPS satellite atomic clocks is used in time dependant activities such as stock trading, electricity grid control and credit card transactions. Yet, for all the progress there is still much to […]

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