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Mircea Neacsu25-Jun-23 11:37
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Single Step Debugger26-Jun-23 2:46
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trønderen27-Jun-23 0:43
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Single Step Debugger27-Jun-23 2:42
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trønderen27-Jun-23 4:23
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It still doesn't make sense to me. Long before GPS, in this country (Norway) you could buy ordinary orienteering maps where every stone could be located with centimeter precision. 1:5000 orienteering maps were generally available "everywhere" even in the 1970s, and if you go to the city administration to get a map the lot of your house, you'll get a 1:1000 scale map. You don't need to build a Glonass ground station for that.

Also: GPS is not giving coordinates as such; it is providing (very!) precisely timed signal. The receiver determines its position by comparing the timing of at least three different signals. A satellite could distort the coordinates by fouling up the timing of its signals, but then every receiver would read a distorted position, regardless of his coordinates. You cannot foul up the timing for only a few selected coordinates.

I very much doubt that the Russians did not have a quite precise map of the entire US long before Glonass was put into operation. They've had a space program since Sputnik 1, and properly placing Glonass satellites in space is not a task done with steel wire and duct tape. They do have quite sophisticated technology, whether we like it or not. There is no reason to believe that they need a handful of ground stations in the US of A to learn where it it is located Smile | :) . Not today, and not when GLONASS was established.
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