Aiding in a satellite positioning system

  • US 20060095206A1
  • Filed: 05/22/2003
  • Published: 05/04/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An aided Global Positioning System (GPS) subsystem within a wireless device, wherein the wireless device has a wireless processing section capable of receiving signals from a wireless network and the GPS subsystem has a radio frequency (RF) front-end capable of receiving a GPS satellite signal, the aided GPS subsystem comprising:

  • a GPS clock; and

    a GPS processor section that receives the GPS clock and at least one signal from the wireless processing section, and in response produces at least one acquiring signal that is utilized by an acquiring unit to acquire the GPS satellite signal.

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