Accession Number : ADA332332

Title :   Quantic Global Positioning System Timing Receiver Live Static Test

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Powers, Edward D. ; Jone, Edward C. ; Brad, Jimmie

PDF Url : ADA332332

Report Date : 02 DEC 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The GPS Program Offices, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, has established a Center of Expertise (COE) comprised of several agencies, each providing unique GPS test capabilities for the purpose of developing a Commercial Receiver Test Program (CRTP). The Responsible Test Organization (RTO) for the COE is the 746th Test Group, 46th Guidance Test Squadron, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been designed as a COE with the responsibility of testing the time output characteristics and accuracy of the commercial receivers. The NRL clock testing facility has time traceable to the U.S. Naval Observatory and the procedure used are taken from the CORE INS/GR/EGI TEST PLAN prepared by RTO.

Descriptors :   *GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, *RADIO RECEIVERS, TEST AND EVALUATION, SIGNAL PROCESSING, NAVIGATION SATELLITES, SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS, COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, MILITARY SATELLITES, SATELLITE ANTENNAS, STATIC TESTS.

Subject Categories : Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE