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    Re: Averaging sights on commercial vessels
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2004 Oct 7, 18:25 -0500

    So early??!
    I recall that the first artifricial  satellite (the "Sputnik")
    was launched in 1957.
    Alex.
    
    On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Stacy Hanna wrote:
    
    > Navy ships started using Sat Nav in 1962 or 1964
    > depending on the source
    > you use. It was released for commercial and public use
    > in 1967 however
    > it was the early to mid 70's before its use outside of the
    > military
    > became widespread due to the cost of the receivers.
    
    
    

       
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