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Artificial Satellites

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Volume 47, Issue 1 (Jan 2012)

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Some Considerations in Designing a GPS Pseudolite

J. Rapinski / M. Koziar / Z. Rzepecka / S. Cellmer / A. Chrzanowski
Published Online: 2012-04-16 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10018-012-0009-7

Some Considerations in Designing a GPS Pseudolite

Pseudolites are transmitters of GPS-like signals placed on the ground. Though pseudolites are well known devices and have already been used in the project where visibility to the GNSS satellites is limited, there are still many issues that need enhancement. A prototype of a low-cost pseudolite is being designed and assembled at the University of Warmia and Mazury. This will allow for conducting tests with various codes, signals and software. The goal of the project is to apply the pseudolite as an augmentation to GNSS positioning tasks in geodetic engineering projects. Some practical considerations crucial for the design are discussed in this paper.

Keywords: pseudolite; GPS signal transmitter

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Published Online: 2012-04-16

Published in Print: 2012-01-01


Citation Information: Artificial Satellites, ISSN (Online) 2083-6104, ISSN (Print) 0208-841X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10018-012-0009-7.

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