Solar Flares Could Effect GPS

 
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Sunscreen

Just one more reason to wear a good sunscreen I guess.

The affect all radio waves

I hope for more flares..can talk further around the world that way...

solar maximum

In a year or two we will have a solar maximum, which will be the strongest in decades.

2012?

jfulton wrote:

In a year or two we will have a solar maximum, which will be the strongest in decades.

Perhaps Maya were right about the end of the world? grin

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News-like sensationalism at work.

The article was a bit late - the flare 'struck' up near the North Pole yesterday, producing nice Aurora displays and little else.

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Currently have: SP3, GPSMAP 276c, Nuvi 760T, Nuvi 3790LMT, Zumo 660T

Looks like we've survived this one--

Got to revise those "end of the world" signs yet again.

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This probably won't be good

This probably won't be good for my uncle who absolutely NEEDS GPS to get anywhere

hmm... gotta dig out the old

hmm... gotta dig out the old CB radio & start shooting skip again

Between this and the 4G

Between this and the 4G threat GPS could be rendered useless...

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http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21626 - red light cameras do not work

not yet...

k6rtm wrote:

Got to revise those "end of the world" signs yet again.

Not 2012 yet! smile

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http://www.poi-factory.com/node/21626 - red light cameras do not work