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Block Acquisition of Weak GPS Signals in a Software Receiver

  title={Block Acquisition of Weak GPS Signals in a Software Receiver},
  author={Mark L. Psiaki},
  • M. Psiaki
  • Published 14 September 2001
  • Mathematics
Block algorithms have been developed to acquire very weak Global Positioning System (GPS) coarse/acquisition (C/A) signals in a software receiver. These algorithms are being developed in order to enable the use of weak GPS signals in applications such as geostationary orbit determination. The algorithms average signals over multiple GPS data bits after a squaring operation that removes the bits’ signs. Methods have been developed to ensure that the pre-squaring summation intervals do not… Expand

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