Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Creedmoor NC
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Risk of GPS loss
The Chinese government confirmed today that it had conducted a successful test of a new anti-satellite weapon by shooting down one of their own satellites. It should serve as an alert to navigators that a functioning GPS system can't be assumed.
It made me move "learn celestial navigation" higher up my to do list.
"Tell 'em I'm busy. I'm on a sails call."