GPS Backup

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GPS Backup

Postby champguy » Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:14 am ... tml#202452

For those of you who travel in fast planes with small windows.

Plan "B" always a GOOD thing.
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Re: GPS Backup

Postby baswell » Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:54 am

Plan B is on it's way: ... igation%29

For now, plan B is a map, compas, flight computer and watch! :)

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Re: GPS Backup

Postby lucaberta » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:54 am

Not sure Galileo will be a viable backup solution to GPS, as they are the same satellite-based technology after all. In case of some local jamming of the frequencies where both systems operate, they will both be unavailable, and that is not a good thing... :?

And before we say anything about Galileo, I'd like to see a semi-operational constellation in space, but I am not holding my breath... being european I know that what takes 20 years to happen in the USA, might take 40 years in Europe! :roll:

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