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• comprises of 5 stations

• measure the distances of overhead satellites every 1.5 seconds

• Send corrected data to master control

• Satellite orbit, clock performance ,need for repositioning determined

• Information sent to 3 uplink stations.

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Trilateration

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Applications

• Navigation

• Aircraft

•Military

•Others

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To find out the directions while driving.
To determine where you are at present.

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To determine the location of enemy forces.
Bomb & Missile guidance.

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Used to determine the altitude of the aircraft above ground.
Gives information about any possible barriers while in flight.

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To find the travel time of the athlete
To find the speed of the athlete.
Used by bikers,trekkers,hunters to determine the location of their destination.
GPS drawing.
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Used in detection of earth quakes
Used to detect the location of volcanoes
Used to detect structural problems in buildings n roads.

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Used to determine the atmospheric conditions

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Can press the panic button, to help you out of accidents or hijacks
Help you out of a crowded city

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Police ,fire &emergency departments use GPS .
GPS used to monitor fleet vehicles, public transportation systems, delivery
trucks.
GPS used to locate stolen cars
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Precision timing capability

Highly accurate
Provide emergency road side
assistance

Finding places in your own area


become easier

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GPS receiver cannot be used in closed places

A GPS receiver with advanced features may cost 200$

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What’s GPS?
Why do we need it?
what’s the principle?
What are the segments?
How does it work?
What are the errors &improvements?
What are the advantages &disadvantages?
What are the applications?
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