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    Re: New inovation in astro navigation?
    From: Richard B. Langley
    Date: 2010 Aug 3, 17:15 -0300

    This article discusses, inter alia, the Carrington Flare of 1859: 
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    -- Richard Langley
    
    On 3-Aug-10, at 4:55 PM, Greg R. wrote:
    
    > According to the article that Gary posted (and confirmed by other
    > sources), the last solar maximum occurred in 2001. I wasn't using
    > GPS at that time, but I don't recall hearing anything about massive
    > outages back then. Still, this should reinforce the need to have a
    > backup for any important system - especially one as critical as
    > navigation.
    >
    > --
    > GregR
    >
    >
    > On 8/3/2010 12:08:21 PM, Philip (philip.lange@albemarleweb.com) wrote:
    >
    >> Perhaps we could all turn on our
    >> GPS's set them up to track and check
    >> for anomalies over the next couple of days?
    >> Philip
    >>
    >> On Tue, 2010-08-03 at 18:45 +0200, Gary LaPook wrote:
    >> > Well this is perfect timing:
    >> >
    >> > http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/08/03/spectacular-northern-lights-signals-sun-waking/
    >> >
    >> > gl
    >> >
    >>
    >> --
    >> S/V ORYOKI
    >> Currently lying in Beaufort NC
    >>
    >> "There's
    >> no point in making a plan if
    >> you're going to pretend to follow it!"
    >
    >
    >
    >
    
    
    
    
    

       
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