Tsikada (Russian: Цикада meaning cicada), is a Russian satellite navigation system including ten Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites. It transmits the same two carrier frequencies as the U.S. TRANSIT satellite system.[1] The first satellite was launched in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Herbert Lichtenegger, Elmar Wasle, "GNSS – global navigation satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo & more", SpringerWienNewYork 2008, p. 5.

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