[ntp:questions] Re: Effect of Antenna Cable Delay

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Sep 25 18:57:04 UTC 2003


> Given that the 23,000 miles of free-space propagation totally
> dominates the 100' of cable, I'd say this error source comes down to
> being << epsilon.
>
> I could of course be wrong.  Dr Mills will naturally have the final
word.

.... but the satellite - ground station distance is known precisely, and
can therefore be compensated for.  How else do you think location
accuracies down to a few metres are achieved....

David





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