Cracking the secret codes of europe's Galileo satellite

Monday, 10 July 2006, 1:25 AM EST

Members of Cornell's Global Positioning System (GPS) Laboratory have cracked the so-called pseudo random number (PRN) codes of Europe's first global navigation satellite, despite efforts to keep the codes secret. That means free access for consumers who use navigation devices - including handheld receivers and systems installed in vehicles - that need PRNs to listen to satellites.

At Newswise.

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