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Nearly every military vehicle and every satellite that flies into space uses the GPS to fix its position. In this popular 4-day short course, GPS expert Tom Logsdon will describe in detail how those ...

Nearly every military vehicle and every satellite that flies into space uses the GPS to fix its position. In this popular 4-day short course, GPS expert Tom Logsdon will describe in detail how those precise radionavigation systems work and review the many practical benefits they provide to military and civilian users in space and around the globe.

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    • Professional Development Short Course On: GPS Technology Instructor: Thomas S. Logsdon http://www.ATIcourses.com/schedule.htm ATI Course Schedule: http://www.aticourses.com/gps_technology.htm ATI's GPS Technology: 349 Berkshire Drive • Riva, Maryland 21140 888-501-2100 • 410-956-8805 Website: www.ATIcourses.com • Email: ATI@ATIcourses.com
    • GPS Technology GPS Solutions for Military, Civilian & Aerospace Applications March 30-April 2, 2009 Eac Los Angeles, California will rece h student ive a fr Navigato ee GPS June 8-11, 2009 r! Columbia, Maryland $1795 (8:30am - 4:00pm) quot;Register 3 or More & Receive $10000 each Summary Off The Course Tuition.quot; In this popular 4-day short course, GPS expert Tom Logsdon will describe in detail how precise radionavigation systems work and review the many practical benefits they provide to military and civilian users in space and around the globe. Through practical demonstration you will Course Outline learn how a GPS receiver works, how to operate it in various situations, and how to interpret the positioning 1. Radionavigation Principles. Active and passive solutions it provides. radionavigation systems. Spherical and hyperbolic lines of position. Position and velocity solutions. Each topic includes practical derivations and real- Spaceborne atomic clocks. Websites and other world examples using published inputs from the sources of information. Building a $104 billion business literature and from the instructors personal and in space. professional experiences. 2. The Three Major Segments of the GPS. Signal structure and pseudorandom codes. Modulation quot;The presenter was very energetic and techniques. Military performance enhancements. truly passionate about the materialquot; Relativistic time dilations. Inverted navigation solutions. 3. Navigation Solutions and Kalman Filtering Techniques. Taylor series expansions. Numerical quot; Tom Logsdon is the best teacher I have iteration. Doppler shift solutions. Satellite selection ever had. His knowledge is excellent. He algorithms. Kalman filtering algorithms. is a 10!quot; 4. Designing an Effective GPS Receiver. Annotated block diagrams. Antenna design. Code quot;The instructor displayed awesome tracking and carrier tracking loops. Software modules. Commercial chipsets. Military receivers. Shuttle and knowledge of the GPS and space technol- space station receivers. ogy…very knowledgeable instructor. 5. Military Applications. The worldwide common Spoke clearly…Good teaching style. grid. Military test-range applications.Tactical and Encouraged questions and discussion.quot; strategic applications. Autonomy and survivability enhancements. Precision guided munitions. Smart bombs and artillery projectiles. quot;Mr. Logsdon did a bang-up job 6. Integrated Navigation Systems. Mechanical explaining and deriving the theories of and Strapdown implementations. Ring lasers and fiber- special/general relativity–and how they optic gyros. Integrated navigation. Military applications. are associated with the GPS navigation Key features of the C-MIGITS integrated nav system. solutions.quot; 7. Differential Navigation and Pseudosatellites. Special committee 104’s data exchange protocols. Global data distribution. Wide-area differential quot;I loved this one-page mathematical der- navigation. Pseudosatellite concepts and test results. ivations and the important points they 8. Carrier-Aided Solutions. The interferometry illustrate.quot; concept. Double differencing techniques. Attitude determination receivers. Navigation of the Topex and quot;Instructor was very knowledgeable and NASA’s twin Grace satellites. Dynamic and Kinematic orbit determination. Motorola’s Spaceborne Monarch related to his students very well–and receiver. Relativistic time dilation derivations. with sparkling good humor!quot; 9. The Navstar Satellites. Subsystem descriptions. On-orbit test results. The Block I, II, IIR, and IIF quot;The lecture was truly an expert in his satellites, Block III concepts. Orbital Perturbations and field and delivered an entertaining and modeling techniques. Stationkeeping maneuvers. Earth shadowing characteristic. Repeating ground-trace technically well-balanced presentation.quot; geometry. 10. Russia’s Glonass Constellation. Performance quot;Excellent instructor! Wonderful teach- comparisons between the GPS and Glonass. Orbital ing skills! This was honestly, the best mechanics considerations. Military survivability. class I have had since leaving the univer- Spacecraft subsystems. Russia’s SL-12 Proton booster. Building dual-capability GPS/Glonass sity.quot; receivers. Register online at www.ATIcourses.com or call ATI at 888.501.2100 or 410.956.8805 48 – Vol. 97
    • www.ATIcourses.com Boost Your Skills 349 Berkshire Drive Riva, Maryland 21140 with On-Site Courses Telephone 1-888-501-2100 / (410) 965-8805 Tailored to Your Needs Fax (410) 956-5785 Email: ATI@ATIcourses.com The Applied Technology Institute specializes in training programs for technical professionals. Our courses keep you current in the state-of-the-art technology that is essential to keep your company on the cutting edge in today’s highly competitive marketplace. Since 1984, ATI has earned the trust of training departments nationwide, and has presented on-site training at the major Navy, Air Force and NASA centers, and for a large number of contractors. Our training increases effectiveness and productivity. Learn from the proven best. For a Free On-Site Quote Visit Us At: http://www.ATIcourses.com/free_onsite_quote.asp For Our Current Public Course Schedule Go To: http://www.ATIcourses.com/schedule.htm
    • Boost Your Skills with On-Site Courses Tailored to Your Needs The Applied Technology Institute specializes in training programs for technical professionals. Our courses keep you current in the state-of-the-art technology that is essential to keep your company on the cutting edge in today’s highly competitive marketplace. For 20 years, we have earned the trust of training departments nationwide, and have presented on-site training at the major Navy, Air Force and NASA centers, and for a large number of contractors. Our training increases effectiveness and productivity. Learn from the proven best. ATI’s on-site courses offer these cost-effective advantages: • You design, control, and schedule the course. • Since the program involves only your personnel, confidentiality is maintained. You can freely discuss company issues and programs. Classified programs can also be arranged. • Your employees may attend all or only the most relevant part of the course. • Our instructors are the best in the business, averaging 25 to 35 years of practical, real- world experience. Carefully selected for both technical expertise and teaching ability, they provide information that is practical and ready to use immediately. • Our on-site programs can save your facility 30% to 50%, plus additional savings by eliminating employee travel time and expenses. • The ATI Satisfaction Guarantee: You must be completely satisfied with our program. We suggest you look at ATI course descriptions in this catalog and on the ATI website. Visit and bookmark ATI’s website at http://www.ATIcourses.com for descriptions of all of our courses in these areas: • Communications & Computer Programming • Radar/EW/Combat Systems • Signal Processing & Information Technology • Sonar & Acoustic Engineering • Spacecraft & Satellite Engineering I suggest that you read through these course descriptions and then call me personally, Jim Jenkins, at (410) 531-6034, and I’ll explain what we can do for you, what it will cost, and what you can expect in results and future capabilities. Our training helps you and your organization remain competitive in this changing world. Register online at www.aticourses.com or call ATI at 888.501.2100 or 410.531.6034