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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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