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This introductory course provides attendees with an understanding of the operation of the Global Positioning System and related systems, especially as they relate to military platforms, weapons and command systems. The course is designed for anyone who works with GPS in system definition, procurement and capability implementation.
No prior military or technical knowledge is assumed.
Dr. Craig Benson is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Craig Benson holds a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia), a Master degree in science from Cranfield University (UK), and a second Master degree in Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (Australia). He is a former RAAF engineering office and consultant. His research experience and interests are in Space Communication, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Underwater Communications, Guided Weapons, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems and GPS & Navigation Warfare.
History | GPS segments | GPS operating principle | Navigation performance measures
Signal structure | C/A and P(Y) codes | Navigation message | Spot beams | M code
Receiver elements | Antenna properties | Correlation and tracking techniques
Selective availability | Anti-spoofing | Ionospheric effects
Courses will be held subject to sufficient registrations. UNSW Canberra reserves the right to cancel a course up to five working days prior to commencement of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will have the opportunity to transfer your registration or be issued a full refund. If registrant cancels within 10 days of course commencement, a 50% registration fee will apply. UNSW Canberra is a registered ACT provider under ESOS Act 2000-CRICOS provider Code 00098G.