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Effects of Satellite Motion on the Received Signal in GPS

  • Antonio NapolitanoEmail author
  • Ivana Perna
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

In this chapter, the effects of the relative motion between a GPS satellite and a stationary receiver on the Earth are addressed. An analysis of the satellite motion is carried out to justify the assumption of constant relative radial speed within observation intervals adopted in the applications. It is shown that the transmitted cyclostationary signal is still cyclostationary at the receiver but with different cycle frequencies and cyclic features. Moreover, the transmitted and received signals are not jointly cyclostationary but, rather, jointly spectrally correlated. The implications of this statistical characterization on synchronization and parameter estimation problems are discussed.

Keywords

Global Position System Global Navigation Satellite System Global Navigation Satellite System Observation Interval Global Position System Satellite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Napoli “Parthenope”Department of EngineeringNapoliItaly

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