How does GPS work?

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Article GPS (Part 1) - Structure, mode of operation, technical and physical fundamentals of GPS

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published

Of course, as a Nautical Specialist, I also deal with the international discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of satellite-based navigation, e-navigation and conventional terrestrial and astronomical navigation.

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Article GPS (Part 2), physical and technical errors of GNSS - an error analysis

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published

In my announced sequel, the second part of GPS, it is primarily about the technical and physical operational and functional limitations to which GPS is subject. These limitations, in part, have serious implications for the accuracy of GPS, and even go as far as limiting the functionality of GPS in its functions or even making it impossible. In doing so,

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Article GPS (Part 3) - Accidental interferences and intended Interferences by extern technical sytems

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published

The vulnerability of GNSS in shore-based use is definitely different and to be regarded as much more risky than on the high seas.

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Article How AIS Works - Operation of AIS

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The term Automatic Identification System (AIS) refers to a radio system that improves the safety and guidance of vessel traffic by exchanging navigation and other vessel data.

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Opinion Master pilot exchange (MPEX) – share your information

by Gard AS - published

The Master and pilot are dependant on each other for a safe and successful beginning or end of a voyage. They are both operating in a foreign environment.

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Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark

by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published

There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.

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Video Rule of the Road: Pilot vessels

by "Nautical Science" on YouTube

Tutorial on pilot vessels, including lights, day signals and sound signals with self test questions.

By Sarah Lovell, Lecturer, City of Glasgow College.

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Video How the MSC ZOE lost its containers (Simulation by Marin.nl)

Language ENGLISH!

MARIN has done model tests with a model of the msc Zoe in one of its test facilities, to find out what caused the msc Zoe to lose containers and how we can prevent this in the future.

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Article Pilot Boat 12m for sale in Denmark, Pro:Zero 12m DC - Light Pilot

by Marketplace by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Build year: 2015, Lenght overall: 12.0m, Beam overall: 3.0m, Draft (full load): 0.95, Engine: 1 Volvo Penta D6 330hk

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Video The Hair-Raising Career of a Chesapeake Bay Pilot

Found on YouTube. Created by "Chesapeake Bay Media".

Chesapeake Bay pilots guide massive cargo ships safely through the Bay's channels every day, but boarding them on a ladder attached to a moving ship is nothing short of breathtaking. Watch the video from a retired Bay Pilot.

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