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Old 31-01-2012, 09:46   #1
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USCG Testing GPS off North Carolina Next Week

The USCG Navigation Center (NAVCEN) has issued a notice stating that, from Feb. 3-10, daily from 1600-2145 Eastern Standard Time, the GPS navigation signal in waters off Wilmington, N.C., may be


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The USCG Navigation Center (NAVCEN) has issued a notice stating that, from Feb. 3-10, daily from 1600-2145 Eastern Standard Time, the GPS navigation signal in waters off Wilmington, N.C., may be


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Interesting. How do they alter signals from multiple satellites in a specific area?
Shouldn't they say that they're going to create a radio signal that's going to screw-up receptation from GPS satellites?
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Just goes to show that the government can shut this down at will. It's time to polish up on the sextant skills...Michael..
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What's everyone gonna do when the big fancy Plotters don't work ?? gosh you think boats are getting cheap now wait till this really happens !! navigate ?? whats that !!LOL Charts, DR, compass course gosh what will I do LOL sounds like everyday to me !! now Connie loves her Capt Pro Program but it's to complicated for me LOL Im sure that all my old plastic sextants are gonna get Pricey !! LOL Just funnin Bob and Connie
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