Analysis of Location Ambiguity, GDOP and Station Layout of Threestation in Multilateration
R&D Center, the 2nd Research Institute of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
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In practice, the two-dimensional TDOA source location in the case of three stations would encounter the ambiguity problem of dual solutions. The relationship between distributions of location curve intersections, GDOP and receiving station layout is numerically analyzed, namely the distributions of location curve intersections and GDOP are determined by the receiving station layout, and the areas of two curve intersections are consistent with these of larger GDOP. These analysis results could serve as reference for avoiding or dealing with the ambiguity problem when multilateration is in application.
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