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Satellite signal

  • Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
  • Herbert Lichtenegger
  • James Collins

Abstract

Operational satellite geodesy is based upon data transmitted from the satellite to the user by means of electromagnetic waves. Such waves are generated by an oscillating (alternating) electric force. The (sinusoidal) propagation of electromagnetic waves conforms to Maxwell’s laws.

Keywords

Satellite Clock Satellite Signal Carrier Wave Tracking Loop Pseudorandom Noise 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
    • 1
  • Herbert Lichtenegger
    • 1
  • James Collins
    • 2
  1. 1.Abteilung fü Positionierung und NavigationTechnische Universität GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.GPS Services, Inc.RockvilleUSA

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