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    Re: GPS Timing
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 2002 Jul 29, 10:32 -0700

    Vic Fraenckel wrote:
    >
    > | Surely for celestial navigation, errors of sighting are MUCH worse than
    > the
    > | possible 1 or 2 second errors of GPS time as transmitted in the NMEA
    > | sentence.  Since time seconds and arc seconds roughly correspond in this
    > | application, I would ask whether you seriously think you can measure the
    > | position of a celestial body to within 1 arc second under normal
    > navigation
    > | conditions.
    > |
    >
    > Does this response make any sense?
    
    No, the individual clearly had no clue about the relationship between
    H and time. I hope that absurd statement was not allowed to stand
    unchallenged.
    
    Maybe you'll get better info on the other (older) GPS newsgroup.
    news:sci.geo.satellite-nav
    
    
    

       
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