Vivek Sankaravadivel (@vivekshankar)

I have about 7 years of experience in developing GNSS receivers for automotive, avionics, & consumer applications. I have a MS(EE) degree from USC, CA.

GPS - some terminology!

Vivek Sankaravadivel October 30, 20153 comments


For my first post, I will share some information about GPS - Global Positioning System. I will delve one step deeper than a basic explanation of how a GPS system works and introduce some terminology.

GPS, like we all know is the system useful for identifying one's position, velocity, & time using signals from satellites (referred to as SV or space vehicle in literature). It uses the principle of trilateration  (not triangulation which is misused frequently) for...

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