receiver autonomous integrity monitoring
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receiver autonomous integrity monitoring[ri‚sēv·ər ȯ¦tän·ə·məs in′teg·rəd·ē ‚män·ə·triŋ]
A method of providing consistency for the Global Positioning System (GPS) within the user avionics by checking the consistency of range measurements from redundant observations on GPS satellites. Abbreviated RAIM.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
receiver autonomous integrity monitoring (RAIM)
A technique in which an airborne global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver/processor autonomously monitors the integrity of the navigation signals from GNSS satellites. See also global navigation satellite system.
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