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post #3 of Old 05-19-2009
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the US military is so dependent on gps, it will be maintained. they use it for planes, ships, subs, missiles, and bombs. it also has lots of redundancy built in. my old handheld gps will pick up 8 or so sats here in maryland, it only needs 3 for a good fix but the more the merrier
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