IRNSS/NavIC Single-Point Positioning: A Service Area Precision Analysis

Zaminpardaz, S, Teunissen, P and Nadarajah, N 2017, 'IRNSS/NavIC Single-Point Positioning: A Service Area Precision Analysis', Marine Geodesy, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 259-274.


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Title IRNSS/NavIC Single-Point Positioning: A Service Area Precision Analysis
Author(s) Zaminpardaz, S
Teunissen, P
Nadarajah, N
Year 2017
Journal name Marine Geodesy
Volume number 40
Issue number 4
Start page 259
End page 274
Total pages 16
Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc.
Abstract The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) has recently (as of May 2016) become operational. The system has been developed with the objective of offering positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) to users in its two service areas, covering the Indian landmass and the Indian Ocean, respectively. It is the goal of this contribution to provide further insight into the full-constellation L5 pseudorange single-point positioning (SPP) capabilities of the system. A detailed dilution of precision (DOP) analysis of its two service areas, including the identification, in location and time, of poor receiver-satellite geometries is provided. It is hereby demonstrated how the impact of some of these poor receiver-satellite geometries can be mitigated by means of height-constraining. An overview and analysis of the SPP precision is also provided including easy-to-use representative day-averaged values for a grid of locations covering the two service areas.
Subject Navigation and Position Fixing
Keyword(s) Dilution of precision (DOP)
Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
L5 pseudorange
Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC)
single-point positioning (SPP)
DOI - identifier 10.1080/01490419.2016.1269034
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