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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 418032, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/418032
Research Article

The Effect of Intermittent Signal on the Performance of Code Tracking Loop in GNSS Receivers

Department of Biomechatronics Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No. 1 Shuefu Road, Neipu, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan

Received 17 March 2011; Revised 11 June 2011; Accepted 21 June 2011

Academic Editor: Tzi-Dar Chiueh

Copyright © 2011 Chung-Liang Chang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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