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Distribution of GNSS augmentation service at high latitudes using the Iridium Communications System

Fugro has operated the G2 high-end Precise Point Positioning (PPP) service, using GPS and GLONASS, with decimetre accuracy since 2009.

25 Apr 2013
Erik Vigen, Ole Ørpen


Using geostationary satellites for distribution of corrections has limitations when the satellite is at low elevation, for example when the receiver is at high latitudes. The Iridium communication
satellite system using polar orbits has been used to distribute G2 corrections, and test results are shown.


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