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How Do GPS Receivers Work?

GPS Receivers

Back in time, our ancestors had to employ extreme measures in order to ensure they don’t get lost while on the move. They did a lot of things, such as installing monumental landmarks, drafting detailed maps and learning to read the stars at night. Nowadays, on the other hand, things are a lot easier. For […]

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The Effects of Window Tint on a GPS device

GPS

Global Positioning System is short for GPS, which is a satellite-based system. GPS makes use of the radio signals in order to send and receive information. Since a GPS receiver receives information from satellites, it’s prone to interference. For instance, window tint may have a negative impact on the GPS signal; however, the difference won’t […]

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The GPS Navigation System

GPS navigation system

What is GPS? GPS stands for Global Positioning System, which is a satellite-based system. It comprises a network of 24 powerful satellites. They are 11,000 nautical miles over there in space orbiting 6 different paths. These satellites are always moving, thus making two orbits around our planet in 24 hours, give or take. They travel […]

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