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GPS in the 1990’s

Aug 13, 2023 | Articles

I friend of mine sent me this clip, mostly to make fun of my 90’s computer monitor and 90’s hair. Regardless, it’s interesting to see how widely accepted #GPS technology has been accepted. Nobody is surprised, we all saw this coming. The same question remains, what happens in the unlikely event of a system outage? Or, the more likely event of system interference.

Some of the higher end telematrics systems have redundancy built in with the other navigation systems out there – BDS, Galileo, GLONASS. I am sure US DoD has redundancy we know nothing about. Aircraft and maritime navigation have radio and manual backups.

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