Interesting comments from NASA on GPS impact from the solar eclipse:
"Since GPS is a radio signal, its measurements are slightly impacted by ionosphere changes, resulting in small increases in position error. For all except very precise GPS users, these changes are negligible."
It the eclipse won't affect my navigational system tomorrow..
I'm not going anywhere... not even outside!
If you do go outside, wear your tinfoil hat to protect your brain's built in navigation senses.
Watch for reports of increased incidents of birds crashing into windows and take appropriate action.
Should be interesting watching the "talking heads" reporting on what passes for the evening news.
To Nova Scotia, via Lear Jet, was cancelled.
This is like Y2K.
Just a bunch of noise for publicity and then nothing will happen to your GPS. Yes, it will affect the ionosphere, but that happens every day at sunrise and sunset (as any Ham Radio Operator will confirm).
You will notice the birds and other animals going quiet, but your GPS won't even blink.
from the article, it says that this event is of scientific / academic interest, but will have no discernible impact on GPS users.
Carly didn't want to go with you?
He is to vain.
So we need to still apply some common sense while navigating with our GPSr's.. ROFL
I'd be looking at the eclipse instead of my GPS during full-eclipse anyway
I'll be sitting in a doctor's office at that time. Won't see a thing.
I guess I have to remember to read plain ole paper maps again
Just try to determine what would make sense from memory or in the worst case, pull over, out on a hat and a fake moustache, and ask for directions. I would expect millennials to perhaps board up their apartments and call in sick and stay home today, but maybe anyone born as late as 1989 should be ok
You flew your learjet
up to Nova Scotia
to see the total eclipse of the sun
well I was there, no lear, not a cloud in the sky
marvelous view of not much at all
no eclipse, except a fingernail slice,
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