Direct RF Sampling GNSS Receiver Design and Jitter Analysis


This paper describes the design of a flexible Direct RF Sampling based GNSS receiver as well as its use for the verification of jitter effects on various performance metrics. The proposed architecture allows the sampling and the real-time digital signal processing of real GNSS signals. The analysis of the measurements obtained from this system validates theoretical formulations from which the sampling jitter limit is established in order not to impact the GNSS signal’s detection.

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G. Lamontagne, R. Landry and A. Kouki, "Direct RF Sampling GNSS Receiver Design and Jitter Analysis," Positioning, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2012, pp. 46-61. doi: 10.4236/pos.2012.34007.

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