Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Backup

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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby ps_au » Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:48 pm

You use your sextant camping! Now I've heard it all.
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby ps_au » Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:59 pm

numbermaniac wrote:They invented the easiest way to find out what it is.


...throw in a few Ads for good measure and presto... instant answer to the creation of the sextant.

And Google still makes money from you! :lol:
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby ps_au » Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:51 am

I wonder how many actually know what a sextant is!
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby nzahn1 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:44 pm

CBenson wrote:I'm not worried. I have my sextant.

Me too.
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby nzahn1 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:34 pm

So basically, Waze should start developing a way to get a fix using inertial sensors in conjunction with wifi/cellular triangulation to provide a back up triangulation in-case of a cyber war between Russia and the US.
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby numbermaniac » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:13 am

gordonski wrote:
numbermaniac wrote:
ps_au wrote:I wonder how many actually know what a sextant is!


And that's why Google was invented.

Google invented the sextant?


They invented the easiest way to find out what it is.
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby numbermaniac » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:47 am

ps_au wrote:I wonder how many actually know what a sextant is!


And that's why Google was invented.
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby no1ne » Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:19 am

CBenson wrote:I'm not worried. I have my sextant.

And an astrolab to?

Beware of cloudy days...
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby gordonski » Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:27 am

numbermaniac wrote:
ps_au wrote:I wonder how many actually know what a sextant is!


And that's why Google was invented.

Google invented the sextant?
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Re: Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Ba

Postby CBenson » Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:06 pm

Well, there is no reason to use the sextant inside the boat.
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