[time-nuts] nuts about position (cheap receiver)
jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu May 3 11:36:18 EDT 2018
On 5/3/18 8:28 AM, Bob kb8tq wrote:
> If you have a very good survey grade receiver and take a long enough data set, yes you can
> watch your location drift in some parts of the world. In most locations, fixes a few years apart
> would be a better bet.
> Indeed this does get a bit far from the world of timing …… The distances involved are nasty
> small. Even for the location of your telescope when doing astronomical timing observations,
> they are unlikely to matter on a yearly basis. At some point the error is “to small to matter” ….
Unless you live on a plate boundary and have to keep repairing your
fences and foundations <grin>
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