discussion / Biologging  / 31 January 2023


After reading about pseudoranges and quick fixes in this paper:

and doing a bit of digging around for "pseudoranges", I stumbled upon the following paper:


and script:

It could seem like this method could be well worth exploring for DIY GNSS loggers.

As far as I have gathered, pseudorange methodology is only utilised by one manufacturer (Telonics) for terrestrial use collars.

This is odd, as it seems to be highly beneficial in habitats with bad satellite connectivity (like thick canopies).


It seems that Wildlife Computers has a similar technology, they call it “fastloc”, and the main application area is animals in the ocean