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GPS Visibility Predictor

version 1.0.1.0 (2.63 MB) by Eric Ogier
Real time simulator for visibility prediction of GPS satellites

1.1K Downloads

Updated 15 Mar 2019

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Editor's Note: This file was selected as MATLAB Central Pick of the Week

This application consists of a real time simulator of GPS constellation, including a suite of visualizations:
- World map with satellite geodetic positions, ground tracks and numeric GPS data,
- Sky map with satellite polar coordinates with regard to the local tangent plane,
- Visibility indicators, with satellites rise and set instants, and the number of visible and healthy satellites,
- Orbital planes and GPS constellation status.

The computation of GPS data is based on:
- Yuma or SEM format almanac (available online),
- UTC time from computer or user defined GPS time,
- User defined reference position,
- GPS operational advisory or constellation status (available online).

User manual:
https://fr.slideshare.net/EricOgier/gps-visibility-predictor-1010

Video demonstrations:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Bj1amvVjAo&ab_channel=Pseudonymeoriginal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJNg9mPjKy0&list=PLJXyTqQS4FL3QoWdlGj0WtT7nSYKWqBxv&index=3&t=0s&ab_channel=Pseudonymeoriginal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDLdMGO4AGI&index=4&list=PLJXyTqQS4FL3QoWdlGj0WtT7nSYKWqBxv&t=0s&ab_channel=Pseudonymeoriginal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFFLPsZ4xL4&index=5&list=PLJXyTqQS4FL3QoWdlGj0WtT7nSYKWqBxv&t=0s&ab_channel=Pseudonymeoriginal

Cite As

Eric Ogier (2022). GPS Visibility Predictor (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/68320-gps-visibility-predictor), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with R2016b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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