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    Temp. GPS Disrution


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    Thanks for the head's-up, Clay. Looks like that affects me since I live in the Savannah, GA area. Gee... I wonder if this will generate some more "devil's triangle" stories???
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    Thank you for the intel.

    My son will be trampsing around some rough terrain on Fort Bragg this weekend for maneuvers.

    Told him about the GPS anomolies he might experience.

    Warned him if his unit could smell salt air, they've strayed too far east!
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    Not to worry, Greenwald, they still use the ol' paper map backups!
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    Meh... we call Wednesdays "GPS-out Wednesdays", and turn off the receiver in the jet just to practice doing the mission in a GPS-denied environment. Pretty sure the army and others train the same... I bet we could all benefit from turing off the electronics and using a real map now and then.

    As my wife reminds me often, we probably would get there faster if I just drove the way I already know it is, instead of fiddling with my gadgets!

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    Quote Originally Posted by B1Pilot View Post
    Meh... we call Wednesdays "GPS-out Wednesdays", and turn off the receiver in the jet just to practice doing the mission in a GPS-denied environment. Pretty sure the army and others train the same... I bet we could all benefit from turing off the electronics and using a real map now and then.

    As my wife reminds me often, we probably would get there faster if I just drove the way I already know it is, instead of fiddling with my gadgets!
    I noticed that they are north or south of the house instead of right over the house on Wednesdays. Still make the turn short of Nine Point though.
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    That's because they are in the "IFR" (I Fly Roads) mode of navigation.
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