How does GPS work?
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is a great place to learn about... ummm... How Stuff Works. :-)
- Dan (WhiteShark)
The ElectronicsStuff Channel
You Are Here - How GPS Receivers Work
A GPS receiver uses signals from satellites to pinpoint its
exact location on Earth, any time, anywhere. It's the biggest
thing in navigation since the compass! A GPS receiver can tell
you where you are, where you've been, where you're going and
what time you'll get there.
Find out how the Global Positioning System lets you find your
way around the globe.
The ComputerStuff Channel
Digital Elements - How Bits and Bytes Work
Bits are the starting point of the computer world, and
understanding this basic piece of the puzzle is crucial to a
real grasp on digital technology.
If you've ever wondered about bits, bytes, mega, giga, tera,
peta, binary and decimal, then get ready -- you're going to
learn it all!