Daniel - Norsea 27
Just signed.Perfect! If this goes through, you might as well throw away your sextants and kiss off any chance for an accurate fix unless you are carrying around a thousand dollar chronometer. This will bode the end of the true independent seafaring adventurer.
This is exactly the wrong place to be saving taxpayer dollars. Sign the petition.
If the GPS system goes down, the ability to access and broadcast major weather reports goes with it. In fact, the ability to even generate weather forecasts and reports go with it.WWVH had more than just time ticks. They also broadcast reports of major weather every hour. Used that information to avoid sailing into a hurricane.