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Thread: New GPS satellite launched

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    FLAC aoLhaTer's Avatar
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    New GPS satellite launched

    New satellite launched by the US millitary.
    Can't hurt to have more sats to lock on to

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    I see dead kittens Quattro's Avatar
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    Nice, it say they will have improved signal power, I hope that mean my gps receiver will work on cloudy days.
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    It will also broadcast on two frequencies, instead of just one. Meaning you'll need a new receiver to pick up the new freq. I'm assuming the current freq will remain though.

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    Maximum Bitrate DeltaFX's Avatar
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    And in few years, we'll see GPS-Gallileo enabled Geek'toys, able to lock not only on GPS satellites but on Gallileo staellites too (todays some gpsreceiver can use the old russian GLONASS)

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