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post #3 of Old 10-21-2009
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I have been up and down the E. River a few times and never experienced a GPS outage as you described. We were also using a very simple (read, old) GPS 76 hand held unit that seems more reliable then the 'newer' GPS 376 I recently acquired.
I have heard that the GPS signal can be messed with or rendered more inaccurate but I have not heard of it being blacked out before. I would suggest a very simple hand held backup.
It could still have been an Obamanation.
What GPS were you using?

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