[time-nuts] GPS Usage
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Mar 9 08:01:31 UTC 2011
In message <553220.127.116.11.2.1299648580.squirrel at popaccts.quikus.com>, "J. Fors
>"in reality more than 90 percent of the users of GPS worldwide use it
>primarily for a timing reference."
>That makes the LORAN shutdown look even more idiotiuc!
Well, how can you argue with closing a system that was aiding terrorists ?
The reason LORAN-C got killed was that DoD/DHS couldn't jam it if a
terrorist with a suitcase-nuke was trying to find his way to Congress.
Your government money at work...
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