Chapter 13. Satellite Navigation Techniques

  1. Madhavendra Richharia1 and
  2. Leslie David Westbrook2

Published Online: 7 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch13

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

How to Cite

Richharia, M. and Westbrook, L. D. (2010) Satellite Navigation Techniques, in Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Knowledge Space Ltd, UK

  2. 2

    QinetiQ Ltd, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Xuemin (Sherman) Shen BSc, MSc, PhD3 and
  2. Dr Yi Pan BEng, MEng, PhD4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 4

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714287

Online ISBN: 9780470665619



  • satellite navigation techniques;
  • Very-high-frequency Omnidirectional Radio range (VOR) and distance measuring equipment (DME);
  • Navigation System with Time and Ranging Global Positioning System (Navstar GPS);
  • EutelTRACS and OmniTracks systems - European and US regional navigation systems based on geostationary satellites;
  • GLONASS, EutelTRACS - contributing to evolution of satellite navigation system;
  • range-assisted navigation;
  • satellite augmentation system;
  • navigation–communication hybrid architecture;
  • distress, safety and location-based services;
  • architecture of location-based service - with location determination technique


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Categorization

  • Doppler-Assisted Navigation

  • Range-Assisted Navigation

  • Satellite Augmentation System

  • Navigation–Communication Hybrid Architecture

  • Receiver Architecture

  • Distress, Safety and Location-Based Services

  • Revision Questions

  • References