A Global Positioning System, also known as GPS, is a system designed to help
navigate on the Earth, in the air, and on water. A GPS receiver shows where it is.
How to Use this Tutorial GPS is a complex technology but understanding it can
be quite easy if you take it one step at a time. This tutorial is designed to give you
GPS uses these "man-made stars" as reference points to calculate positions
accurate to a matter of meters. In fact, with advanced forms of GPS you can make
Here's how GPS works in five logical steps: The basis of GPS is "triangulation"
from satellites. We're using the word "triangulation" very loosely here because it's
There are some concepts that this tutorial builds upon and that you may need to
know or prepare ... How does a GPS receiver calculate its position and time?
Summary, overview or tutorial about GPS technology basics detailing its
operation, what it is and how it works.
GPS is funded by and controlled by the U. S. Department of Defense (DOD).
While there are many thousands of civil users of GPS world-wide, the system was
Map Tools Tutorials. If you are not sure which geographic coordinate system to
use, or if you've been using latitude / longitude just because that's what your GPS
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system
made up of at least 24 satellites. GPS works in any weather conditions, anywhere
Jan 23, 2009 ... This video has should help you understand some of the basic concepts of GPS,
which will be useful when trying to understand more advanced ...