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Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

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The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based navigational system that provides dependable time and location information of a receiver. Maintained by the U.S. government, it is originally intended for military applications and later made freely accessible for civilian use.
Nothing you come into contact with on a daily basis would cause problems (magnetic clasps on cellphone cases, etc...). For some larger magnets if there is a 2-axis compass it will not read correctly however it will have no effect on the GPS data or supporting electronics
Well normally you would have to download an app. I suggest an app  called "Titan" It does ask you where it wants you to put you're  music, I also suggest you put it in your Google play in the music  area.
Well i  do not know i am not a car girl but if you go and ask someone at a  car parts or a car shop they will tell you please do not come to me  for answers i am not that smart
It is mainly the Nuvi 42LM 4.3-Inch because it is affordable and  can still do anything a regualr GPS does.
When changing the battery the ribbon cable from the circuit board  to display has lost some of it connections at the connector. Easy  to do when seperating the display from the circuit board...      Besure to unplug the battery before trying to re-seat the ribbon  cable.     ...
There are many advantages to using tachometry as a method of detail  surveying. They include that a tachometer is easier to use in  locations where chaining is difficult, and it is an easier way to  measure when accuracy is not particularly important, saving time  and money.
It depends which type you get. Some of the really fancy ones do, but not most
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Garmin lock is an anti-theft feature witch disables the unit from performing any functions until a specific 4-digit PIN is typed in or the unit is taken to a predetermined location. Simply enter a 4-digit PIN and select a Security Location. Write down your PIN and keep it in a safe place. Each time...
Block coding is when error-corrected codes are encoded in blocks.  These usually have a very wide range of practical applications.
It could get reflected by the clouds.It could spread appart.
First, install some tracking software on your cell phone, usually you need to register and get an account. Please note you also need to set up an Access Point on your cell phone.Then if you lost your cell phone, login to the tracking website and you will find the address of your cell phone.Source:...
im assuming you mean a global positioning system? -- right? any ways i have purchased a garmin that cost me about $450 and it worked pretty good. i got it at best buy. i wasn't really satisfied with it. so i got another gps from newelectronx.com. this gps turned out to work out better for me. the...
im assuming you mean a global positioning system? -- right? any ways i have purchased a garmin that cost me about $450 and it worked pretty good. i got it at best buy. i wasn't really satisfied with it. so i got another gps from newelectronx.com. this gps turned out to work out better for me. the...
Here are the things if people wanted to bring the GPS system down,  but most of them are unfeasible, especially for a minor terrorist  group.    -- Invade or bomb the US Air Force base that operates and maintains  the GPS satellites.    -- While maintaining the element of surprise,...
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it locates were you are
it appears they are no longer in business. so the short answer is you can't.their url redirects to godaddy, it seems the domain is up for sale. you used to be able to upgrade to a later model through the website for a reduced price.now you'll just have to buy a new unit through someone else.
Inclement weather in the form of heavy rain, snow, or thick cloud cover can affect your satellite signal - it is known as rain fade. The satellite signal is fragmented as it attempts to pass through the heavy rain drops causing signal loss or pixelation (breaking up). This occurs with all satellite...
The BMW navigation system uses stored sound files of a computer generated voice.
No. It's just a radio receiver.
To check if your TomTom is being charged,connect the charger ,power on the unit , tap the bottom right of the Driving view to get to the route summary screen. If the battery is being charged, the word Charging is shown under the battery symbol on the right. If you don't see the word Charging, the...
To receive a Satellite signal, you need a LNB which is attached to your satellite dish--The LNB and dish is determined by which satellite TV service you have--either Dish Network or DirecTV. The satellite dish is pointed in a particular direction to pick up the correct satellite orbiting the sky....
  I'm thinking that it indicates your high beam headlights are on.
If you want it physically removed, take the van to a shop thatsells car stereos and CD players, or one that installs two-way radios. If you simply want it to stop operating as a tracking device, then you can . . .. -- tape a sheet of kitchen aluminum foil around theantenna -- either remove the fuse...
it's just like an GPS System but it's a different type and made from a different com[any.........lolzz
No, it expects a serial port but does not specify voltages, impedances, wiring, etc. RS-232, RS-422, direct TTL levels, current loop, or any other hardware interface could be used, even a phone modem! The port DOES have to support full duplex with active messages in both directions at the same time....
There are at least 24 GPS satellites in operation at any given time  with a number of on-orbit spares in case one fails. Each one is in  a 12 hour orbit (meaning it takes 12 hours to orbit the earth).  They are in a variety of six different orbits and are not just  locked into a geosynchronous...
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Radio waves at two frequencies, near 1.23 GHz and 1.58 GHz.
if its a tomtom all u have to do touch ur stats bar if its on the bottom are on the right if bottom touch on the left,right touch bottom
Going on all the information given in the question, the only possible conclusion is that it's broke.
It takes 12 hours to transmit data
The Jaguar GPS system is voiced by Cara Jones.
Tape a sheet of kitchen aluminum foil around the antenna.
Spectacularly so.
  In a sense, we have already done this: the two Voyager missions (Voyager 1 and Voyager 2) from the late 1970s and early 1980s have unmanned interstellar probes that are both now slowly leaving our solar system and will travel close to other star systems; Voyager 1 and 2 will be the first man...
  You have to replace the whole instrument cluster. Make sure you don't have a bad connection or a coil that is getting weak first.
It was not until the 20th century that ground-based radio navigation systems were introduced. Some are still in use today. GPS is a satellite radio navigation system, but the first systems were ground-based. They work in the same way as does GPS: users (receivers) calculate how far away they are...
Top ten reasons why people use GPS as illustrated at  HandyGPSTracker    1. GPS tracker is placed in a vehicle for monitoring. Companies use  trackers to monitor fleet such as their location , fuel, mileage  etc   2. Have you tried to navigate your way out of a tight spot lately?  The...
The cam sensor is under the front of the passenger side cylinder head.
yes. There are cell phones for children which have this feature. Check with your local carrier.
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Can u help me put music from youtube to my garmin nuvi
in military bases,cars,and ships
Yes. If it's their truck, then it can have tracking hardware on it.
Satelites is what made GPS possible. We did have other systems before GPS, like DECCA.Satelites made the positioning fast and easy and more accurate than before.GPS was released for everybodys use so that everybody finance the further development.There are some accuracy limitations in private GPS...
It does not automatically know. It is consantly receiving signals from a network of satellites in space which tells it, and consequently you, where it is.
If by "track", you mean find the co-ordinates - Google Maps (TM) now provides this feature if you search for you post/zip code.
Some of TV's positive sides are: · helps people to learn about other cultures · gives family members of all ages an opportunity to spend time together while watching it · parents can use TV to get kids reading by getting books on the same subjects · parents and children can talk about TV...
Sort of. If it's from a car it might not have map coverage of where you are, in which case it won't be that useful. But apart from that it'll work as long as the battery lasts.
your ponyta will evolve on a level in the 50s
Yes. the have a menu feature wher you get your position in lat and long.
None of them do, as the can't pick up radio waves from the satellites down there. You'd need either an INS or a system using specially deployed beacons to pull that off.
The U. S. military.
There are currently 30 healthy GPS satellites in orbit.
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You could search for it on the internet, like I did just now. Ifyou're willing to stick to it and not give up for about 10 or 15 seconds, you canfind several links to the instructions. I followed one of them, and brought thelink back for you. Look down below this line, where it says .
A satellite receievr, is a tv receiver, which connects to the satellite anntena, than to your tv, and decodes the information coming from the satellite signal into video and audio signal, so you can watch tv channels.
They never do unless the GPS satellite technology gets replaced by something else.
I see taxis' using them on a regular basis.
yes.5800 has a-gps support.
it uses radio waves which is a form of energy waves that light is also classified under. sound requires a median to travel, light waves and radio waves do not, so out of the two, it's closest to light, thought it isn't exactly light.
GPS is electronic because it needs electricity to make it work.    
 It is reflected back out into space (e.g off clouds)  It is captured by plants in photosynthesis  It warms the air and makes the weather systems on Earth and the ocean circulations   It becomes trapped (over time) as fossil fuels.  
At least three geosynchronous satellites orbiting equidistantly from one another.
actual mathematics is complicated, but basically by triangulating with multiple satellites by measuring signal time delay and solving a set of simultaneous equations to best convergence.
If i knew it would be a more eficent so i'd have to say sorta im the one asking and answering so i dont know
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  Because they can't provide worldwide coverage. To cover near-polar areas, inclined orbits are necessaries. Since the geostationary orbit must lay on the equatorial plane, it doesn't suit to fit GPS requirements.
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Check out the Garmin nuvi 1690, nuvi 755T, nuvi 765T, nuvi 775T, nuvi 855.
Depends on the GPS device. Although ALL of them do have the raw data received from the satellites in order to calculate it, you would have to to consult your specific device to know if it will to provide the user with that information. Simply put, a GPS is time data receiver. It receives time data...
  GPS satellites are owned by the United States government. The US Department of Defense (DOD) is responsible for GPS operations and management.
it is very hard to fix a nav. first check the CD/DVD in the navi unit. is it correct one and in good condition. note. no burned ones, and make sure region and area is all good. if that is good it is most likely a bad navi unit. make sure no one disconnected the power to the navi unit either...
unclip it from the windshield mount
  I have Streets & Trips 2008, and it works very well with its own maps. But it is not possible to add new maps from other systems. It looks like it will never have interface with other systems, because it was on purpose.   You need to do an upgrade and pay for the service if you want to...
  OK I do not want to sound like a jerk but if you want to see your house from a GPS you just hold the GPS in front of you house and look at it. Just kidding. Actually I think you asked your question wrong. A GPS is used for telling you where you are at or to help you get to a specific place. I...
GPS works like a distance measuring device using a laser.... the only difference is it uses time intervals. GPS consist of some components such as the satellite receiver , atomic clocks, power supply and etc.Lets start from GPS satellite... in these satellites they have we so called the atomic...