A new satellite navigation positioning system is described. The system provides a means for determining the fix of a number of remotely located ships or buoys throughout the world regardless of time of day or weather using a single, self-contained transmitter/receiver unit at each location. Accuracy ranges from 400 to 600 feet depending on conditions. System concepts are explained, and the system hardware, such as the transmitter/receiver and the computer/display stations are also described. Various applications of the system are also discussed.

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    Compass Publications Incorporated

    1117 North 19th Street, Suite 1000
    Arlington, VA  United States  22209
  • Publication Date: 1973-10

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  • Accession Number: 00050954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Part I
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM