maritime DGPS

maritime DGPS

[¦mar·ə‚tīm ¦de¦jē¦pē′es]
(navigation)
A type of local-area DGPS that makes use of existing radio beacons which broadcast error corrections over a limited range to marine and land users.
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The USCG's Maritime DGPS Service provides navigation information for coastal areas, harbors and waterways in the continental U.
The Coast Guard Maritime DGPS Service, operated by NAVCEN, consists of two control centers and over 85 remote broadcast sites.
The presidential directive followed by only a few weeks the Coast Guard's achievement of initial operational capability for its Maritime DGPS.
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