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Relationship between position error and the inner configuration of GPS receivers

GPS 수신기의 내부설정과 위치오차의 관계

  • 안장영 (제주대학교 해양과학부) ;
  • 김흥수 (제주대학교 해양과학부)
  • Published : 2005.08.31

Abstract

In order to get more accurate GPS position with the changes of the inner configuration setting of GPS receiver, the authors carried out measurements of the position at known it with one antenna and two GPS receivers manufactured by same company. We have investigated the accuracies of positions according to the change of the maskangle and receiving mode of output data in inner configuration of GPS receivers, and analyzed the relationships between numbers of satellites visibility and maskangles, and values of HDOP and maskangles. When the maskangles in inner configuration were set below 20 degree, the accuracies of positions were high. But if they were became bigger than 25 degree, standard deviations ot position errors and HDOPS of positions were became bigger. Numbers of satellites visibility(y) and maskangles(x) have relations with a formula, y = -0.1662x+9.9225, and values of HDOP(y) and maskangles(x) have relations with a formula, y = 0.6035 $e^{0.0517x}$. The results of position accuracies observed by two GPS receivers to the known position at same time were that average errors of position fixs by GPS receiver configured with NMEA0183 mode were 6.7m and standard deviations were 1.5m, and them by GPS receiver configured with binary mode were 5.0m and standard deviations were 1.1m respectively.

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