[time-nuts] Aircraft ping timing

Stanley timenuts at n4iqt.com
Thu Mar 20 12:45:11 EDT 2014

Missing plane this ping was not lost why would others be lost ? This ping 
was retrieved long after (days) it was received why would it be the only one 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Lux" <jimlux at earthlink.net>
To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Aircraft ping timing

> On 3/20/14 8:53 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <40280C39FE7D43C79313A1755BCAF58D at StanleyPC>, "Stanley" 
>> writes:
>>> Would think they have many other aircraft with known position stationary 
>>> or
>>> moving with location known to help improve the estimate.
>> They might have been able to do that while the plane responded, but
>> now that the plane is silent it is too late.
> It's also not something they really do as part of regular operations. It's 
> probably more like a long term performance monitoring thing to make sure 
> the satellite isn't degrading, or mis pointed.
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