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How GPS works? Trilateration explained


published on 4 July 2019 158

How GPS works? Trilateration explained
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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 on 30 January 2020

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 on 26 February 2020

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 on 6 May 2020

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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Video Next Generation ECDIS

Next generation of Navigation. This video shows the new technologies put up on Navigation. #ecdis #lifeatsea #seafarer

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Video Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy - ECDIS

With the increasing accuracy and reliability of navigational receivers, this part of the video module will try to establish a better understanding of the mathematical definition of the Earth’s surface and mapping of this curved shape onto a plane surface. Chart Projections and Chart Accuracy https://youtu.be/kOaWimnAN-U Principle Used For Creating Electronic Charts https://youtu.be/xY_MBubhUFs Display of Electronic Charts https://youtu.be/qnoFO0T-cLo Route Planning With ECDIS https://...

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Video Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.

Two new locks were introduced in 2009 for training in the new Panama lock conditions with or without tug(s). This video shows the famous "piston effect" when entering the lock at an impressive speed of 10 knots with a high blockage factor.
Port Revel provides shiphandling training using manned models for maritime pilots, masters and officers: http://www.portrevel.com

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Article What is a SWASH pilot boat? What's the difference to the SWATH technology?

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 5 June 2020

At the A&R shipyard in Germany, the successful principle of SWATH boats was further developed in 2013: The SWASH principle allows sea-going, smaller and more economical boats.

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Opinion Scientific Fact: The ‘traditional’ understanding of the ship’s pivot point is wrong!

by Tim Cummins, Harbour Pilot, Portsmouth International Port - published on 9 July 2020

In fact, the pivot point that we “see” is a trick of the eye, it looks like the ship is rotating about this point but in fact it is elsewhere, a point that you cannot see.

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Article MAERSK takes action against non-compliant trapdoor arrangements

by Frank Diegel - published on 3 March 2021

Good news for pilot safety: As one of the leading shipping companies, MAERSK is now targeting the notorious "trapdoor arrangements". A corresponding notification to all the company's ships concerned was made public in the last few days.

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