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[aprssig] New APRS virtual reality Idea!

Earl Needham needhame1 at plateautel.net
Thu Sep 20 21:59:13 UTC 2007


At 01:28 PM 9/20/2007, Scott Miller wrote:
>I discussed this idea with a friend the other day, in the context of 
>the Army's Land Warrior system.  The biggest problem I see is in 
>reliably determining the direction you're facing.  A fast, accurate 
>electronic compass that can tolerate a lot of tilt in two axes is 
>NOT cheap.  Last time I checked Honeywell had those for about $400.

         Actually, that IS cheap.  Try pricing an MA-1 for a KC-130F 
or an ASN-50 for an A-6!

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         Earl

KD5XB -- Earl Needham
Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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