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GPS satellite system could fail within a year

By Michael Kassner Contributor ·
This is hard to believe, I certainly hope they figure it out:

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I could get lost

by mjd420nova In reply to GPS satellite system coul ...

I use a hand held GPS for hiking and biking so I hope they get this straightened out soon. I would really hate it if I took off in the woods and had to rely on the GPS to get me back to my camp and it took me off in the wrong direction.

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How did you navigate before GPS?

by CharlieSpencer In reply to I could get lost

Have you only been hiking for a couple of years, or did you let your previous land navigation skills atrophy?

Forget consumers; the FAA proposes using GPS to replace radar for tracking aircraft.

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Just use Galileo

by The 'G-Man.' In reply to GPS satellite system coul ...

while GPS is fixed.

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