GPS for Mariners, 2nd Edition: A Guide for the Recreational Boater Paperback – Jul 8 2011
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About the Author
Bob Sweet has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and electronics markets and 30 years of boating experience. He has held engineering and senior executive management positions with a number of companies including GTE, Harris, ABA Industries, Inframetrics and Elbit Systems - the last three at the President and CEO level. He has both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State. He started his career as a radar and communications system engineer and, throughout his career, gained extensive experience with GPS including managing a corporate business unit that developed major portions of GPS for the Air Force. More recently, Bob was instrumental in the boating education for the Power Squadrons in Southeastern New England.HOMETOWN: East Falmouth, MA
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Otherwise, the book is well organized and the navigation methodology is sound.
NOTE: The space segment page of gps.gov states that the orbit period is "twice a day" and not 24 hours as stated in the book.