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jimh posted 08-04-2013 07:26 AM ET (US)   Profile for jimh   Send Email to jimh  
The USA's NAVSTAR Global Positioning System or GPS is now 40-years old. And there are now three other operational global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) that have joined GPS:

--GLONASS, a system operated by Russia

--GALILEO, a system operated by a European consortium, and

--BeiDou or BDS, a system operated by China

GNSS expert Richard Langley and others give a short summary of the history of GNSS systems in an excellent article from GPS WORLD magazine. See

http:/ / www. gpsworld. com/ innovation-getting-a-grip-on-multi-gnss-the -international-gnss-service-mgex-campaign/

The current generation of marine devices with GNSS receivers seem to be capable of using GPS and GLONASS.

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