[aprssig] Fwd: TidBITS#979/18-May-09 - GPS Accuracy!
alan.schulman at gmail.com
Fri May 22 21:22:42 CDT 2009
Project delays not putting GPS at risk, says Air Force
On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 6:28 AM, Dave Baxter <dave at uk-ar.co.uk> wrote:
> Please read ALL of my mail again.
> I was refering to the news article on a UK national radio station, not
> the email on this list.
> In anycase, its GLONASS not GLONOSS. (second to last character!)
> Dave G0WBX
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Habbinga [mailto:kc5zrq at gmail.com]
> > Sent: 21 May 2009 15:04
> > To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] Fwd: TidBITS#979/18-May-09 - GPS Accuracy!
> > > Though the proposed European Galileo system was mentioned
> > (a long time
> > > away yet) there was no mention of the Russian Glonass (not Glonoss)
> > > system in any way shape or form.
> > Third to last paragraph:
> > Russia and China also have satellite navigation systems, and
> > there have been discussions with the Russian government about
> > making the Russian GLONOSS system compatible with both GPS
> > and Galileo. No formal announcement has emerged from those
> > talks, but in 2007, GLONOSS was opened up for civilian use.
> > GLONOSS has a checkered history, coming online in 1995 but
> > falling into disrepair soon after, due to Russian economic
> > troubles. Russia committed to restoring the system in 2001,
> > with a full 24-satellite constellation (necessary for global
> > coverage) in operation by 2010.
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