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Europe’s first sat nav satellites have finally been launched

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton satellite

Just a matter of months ago, the very first satellite navigation satellites ere launched from a Russian rocket. The Galileo spacecraft will provide independence for Europe from America’s GPS system. When the satellite is complete, the European satellite network will be considerably more accurate, and able to pinpoint locations..

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Tips to help your sat nav to receive satellites

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Sat nav satellitees

One problem that sat nav users often have is the inability to get a satellite signal. Occasionally your sat nav will work fine, and other times, simply not receive any signal at all. First off, remember that sat navs don’t usually work indoors. Simple! The second think you should..

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How does a sat nav work?

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton All rights reserved by the BBC

Sat nav systems work by using a large network of satellites orbiting the earth, and this is called GPS. The satellites communicate with each other, and by comparing the signals from a range of different satellites, your satellite navigation device will be able to pinpoint its precise position on..

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