Accession Number:

ADA518815

Title:

Comparison of GPS and GLONASS Common-View Time Transfers

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

BUREAU INTERNATIONAL DES POIDS ET MESURES SEVRES (FRANCE)

Report Date:

1992-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

It has already been shown than even with a simple daily averaging of GLONASS data at each site, continental GLONASS time transfer can be achieved at a level of several tens of nanoseconds. A further step is to carry out observations of GLONASS satellites by the common-view method. This paper reports a comparison of GPS and GLONASS common-view time transfers between Russia and Western Europe. At each site, a GPS receiver and a GLONASS receiver are connected to the same atomic clock. Both GPS receivers are of NBS type and the GLONASS receivers are of type A-724. As GPS common-view time transfer between Sevres and Mendeleevo is accomplished at a level of a few nanoseconds in precision, it gives an excellent reference with which to evaluate the performance of GLONASS common-view time transfer.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE