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Be introduced to the fundamentals of GPS signals, measurement data processing, hardware and augmentations. Learn the basics of current and future GPS signals and measurements, satellite constellation, positioning principles, coordinates and reference systems. Gain insight into electronic warfare systems and their dependencies on GPS and the RF environment. Explore emergent requirements for EW systems and the equipment and tactics demanded by this new threat environment.

Course Outline

We will interactively simulate a double super-heterodyne, dual-band radio receiver, as well as multiple components.

  • Background to Positioning
  • Introduction to GPS Positioning
  • Accuracy and Augmentation
  • Multi-GNSS
  • Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, IRNSS
  • Positioning in a multi-GNSS world
  • Applications and Trends
  • Land, sea and air applications
  • GPS and infrastructure
  • GPS modernisation

Course Details

Duration: 2 days

Who should attend: Designed for engineers, scientists, technicians and managers

Prerequisite: No prerequisities are mandated for this course

Accreditation: National accreditation is currently not available for this course

Trainer: Professor Andrew Dempster, Director of the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER) and holder of six patents in  satellite navigation receiver design and signal processing

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Babcock Training Academy

Level 9
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

tel:  +61 8 8440 1498