Propagation Modelling of GPS Signals

  • Bruce M. Hannah
  • Kurt Kubik
  • Rodney A. Walker


It has been previously shown [1] that the Parabolic Equation (PE) technique is well suited to solving GPS propagation problems over large domains. This paper presents the results of a modified model, which includes the effects of backscatter and provides time-domain representation of the propagated GPS signal. Results are presented for various difficult GPS propagation environments, including the determination of the Multipath Channel Impulse Response (MCIR) from the PE.


Diffractive Effect Propagation Angle Multipath Error Multipath Signal Satellite Elevation 
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  • Bruce M. Hannah
  • Kurt Kubik
  • Rodney A. Walker

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