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GPS and International Competitors Training Course Description
An astonishing total of 128 radio navigation satellites will soon be in orbiting along the space frontier. They will be owned and operated by six different sovereign nations hoping to capitalize on the financial success of the GPS constellation. This four-day short GPS and International Competitors Training describes in detail how these various international navigation systems work and reviews the many practical benefits they are providing to civilian and militar users scattered around the globe. Logsdon will explain how each radionavigation system works and how you can use it in practical situations.
Duration: 4 days
International Radionavigation Satellites. The Russian Glonass. The American GPS. The European Galileo. The Chinese Biedou. The Indian IRNSS. The Japanese QZSS. Geosynchronous overlay satellites.
Radionavigation Concepts. Active and passive radionavigation systems. Positions and velocity solutions. Maintaining nanosecond timing accuracies. Today’s spaceborne atomic clocks. Websites and other sources of information.
Introducing the GPS. Signal structure. Modulation techniques. Performance-enhancements. Relativistic time dilations. Inverted navigation solutions.
Russia’s Highly Capable Glonass Constellation. Performance. Orbital mechanics considerations. The Glonass subsystems. Russia’s SL-12 Proton booster. Building dual-capability receivers. Glonass featured in the evening news.
Navigation Solutions and Kalman Filtering Techniques. Taylor series expansions. Numerical iteration.
Designing Radionavigation Receivers. Antenna design. Code tracking and carrier tracking loops. Commercial chipsets. Military receivers. Navigation solutions for orbiting satellites.
Military Applications. Tactical and strategic applications. Autonomy and survivability enhancements. Smart bombs and artillery projectiles. Paveway weapon systems. Jamming and spoofing. Spoofing countermeasures. Guiding submarines and drones. Spoofing a yacht.
Integrated Navigation. Strapdown Implementaions. Ring lasers and fiber-optic gyros. Integrated navigation systems. MIMS devices.
Differential Navigation and Pseudosatellites. Special committee 104’s data exchange protocols. Global data distribution. Wide-area differential navigation. Pseudosatellites.
Carrier-Aided Solutions. Attitude-determination receiver. Spaceborne systems. Accuracy comparisons. Dynamic and kinematic orbit determination. Monarch receiver. Relatiivistic time-dilation
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