[time-nuts] Solar Bursts May Threaten GPS

bg at lysator.liu.se bg at lysator.liu.se
Wed Apr 4 23:43:13 EDT 2007


Magnus,

Where did the affair with the Swedish paging system GPS sync problems end?

Any concequences for the (then uneducated) operator?

take care,

   BJörn

On Thu, April 5, 2007 3:52, Magnus Danielson said:
> From: "Christopher Hoover" <ch at murgatroid.com>
> Subject: [time-nuts] Solar Bursts May Threaten GPS
> Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 18:04:37 -0700
> Message-ID: <001601c7771e$61e6d330$8501000a at fakie>
>
>>
>> Pretty mediocre reporting for an AP science writer, but here you go .
>>
>> -ch
>>
>>
>>
>> Solar Bursts May Threaten GPS
>> Apr 4 02:16 PM US/Eastern
>>
>> http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8O9UNK00&show_article=1
>
> It is interesting how easy solar bursts is being called in to explain
> system
> failures. While they do pose a problem, I am not convinced that it is the
> problem, and in one case equipment was affected prior to a pretty mediocre
> solar burst was recorded. In that case it was odd that only a certain
> eqipment
> failed too. Ah well.
>
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>
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