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How GPS work and how many cities in India are covered. For Nokia N82 purchased at Chennai, GPS will work in Delhi or Dubai?

Asked by Chinna, 25 Oct '08 04:33 pm
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The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) developed by the United States Department of Defense. It is the only fully functional GNSS in the world. It uses a constellation of between 24 and 32 Medium Earth Orbit satellites that transmit precise microwave signals, that enable GPS receivers to determine their current location, the time, and their velocity (including direction). Its official name is NAVSTAR-GPS. Although NAVSTAR-GPS is not an acronym,[1] a few backronyms have been created for it.[2] The GPS satellite constellation is managed by the United States Air Force 50th Space Wing. GPS is often used for civillian use as a GPS navigation device and/or a automotive navigation system.
Answered by kartikay Gangaprasad, 25 Oct '08 04:37 pm

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