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The global positioning system : a shared national asset : recommendations for technical improvements and enhancements

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Future of the Global Positioning System.; National Academy of Public Administration.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.
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The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system that was originally designed for the US military. This book identifies technical improvements that would enhance military,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Future of the Global Positioning System.
Global positioning system.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624381157
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Future of the Global Positioning System.; National Academy of Public Administration.
ISBN: 0309052831 9780309052832
OCLC Number: 32683121
Notes: " ... Congress requested a joint study by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) ..."--Preface.
Description: xix, 264 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 GPS Applications and Requirements; 5 3 Performance Improvements to the Existing GPS Configuration; 6 4 Technical Enhancements for Future Consideration; 7 Appendix A: Study Participants; 8 Appendix B: Abbreviated Committee Biographies; 9 Appendix C: Overview of the Global Positioning System ..; 10 Appendix D: Accuracy Definitions and Mathematical Relationships; 11 Appendix E: Report From Mr. Michael Dyment, Booz, Allen & Hamilton; 12 Appendix F: Report From Dr. Young Lee, The MITRE Corporation; 13 Appendix G: Increased Bandwidth Performance Analysis; 14 Appendix H: Signal Structure Options; 15 Appendix I: Report from Mr. Melvin Barmat, Jansky/Barmat..; 16 Appendix J: Selective Denial of Civilian GPS Signals by the Military; 17 Appendix K: Direct Y-Code Acquisition; 18 Appendix L: Enhanced Signal Structures for the Military; 19 Appendix M: Accuracy of a 14-Satellite Ensemble Versu a 24-Satellite Ensemble
Responsibility: Committee on the Future of the Global Positioning System, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
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