**Rick follows the same general concept, but uses the satellite signal’s carrier wave as its signal, ignoring the information contained within. Rtk uses a fixed base station and a rover to reduce the rover’s position error. The base station transmits correction data to the rover.**

## How Does Rtk Work?

Real–Time Kinematics, or RTK, is a method of obtaining extremely accurate position information by using information from a network of satellites.

This method is used to measure the location of a receiver on the earth‘s surface with much higher accuracy than other systems, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS).

RTK uses a reference station to broadcast correction information to the receiver, thus allowing for the much higher accuracy.

In order for RTK to be effective, both the reference station and the receiver must be synchronized to the same time. The reference station then transmits the correction information to the receiver, which then uses the information to calculate its own position.

Since the correction information is based on the relative position of the reference station, the reference station must be stationary and the receiver must be able to accurately calculate its distance from the reference station.

Once the receiver has received the correction information, it then uses the information to calculate its own position. The receiver combines the accuracy of GPS with the accuracy of the correction information, and then uses a mathematical algorithm to determine its exact position.

This position can then be used to create a variety of applications, such as surveying, navigation, and mapping. RTK is also used in many

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