Geo-ICT Training Center, The Netherlands

200 courses, 20 online supports,

60 moocs, 30 trainees

GPS Basics

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The GPS Basic course lasts 1 day and costs € 595. For many people, GPS is a black box from which a number of numbers come out. But what do those numbers represent? Who says those numbers are good? And how good are those numbers? Are they reliable? These questions will be answered during the course.


The GPS Basic course starts with an explanation of the origin of GPS and then explains how GPS works and what GNSS is and where it is used. Why are different GNSS measurement methods applied such as static measurement and RTK measurement? Then the reliability and precision of GPS is examined. Other matters that are discussed are DOP values and how do you check your measurement?

Learning objectives during this course:

What is GPS?
How does GPS work?
DOP values

After this course you can gain practical experience and over time you will be able to follow the GPS Advanced course.

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