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Global Navigation Satellite System   
GNSS is Global Navigation Satellite System developed by United States Department of Defense. It functions between 24-32 Medium Earth Orbit satellites that transmits microwave signals enabling GPS receivers to locate, determine time, velocities, including directions. The official name is NAVSTAR-GPS.
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alaskan
11/03/2008
06:36:45 PM
Re: Global Navigation Satellite System
I think civilians like us can also use this device for navigational purposes. Right?
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alaskan
11/03/2008
06:38:58 PM
Re: Global Navigation Satellite System
I once once a driver using GPS via laptop computer in his car. The owner was looking for a certain location. I got this idea that it can be used also for motorists tracking directions.
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mpd08
11/03/2008
06:40:39 PM
Re: Global Navigation Satellite System
Yes, it is not only for navigation purposes but also for time synchronization. They call it radio telescopes that transfers pulsar signal.
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