[time-nuts] GPS receiver stuck at South Pole :)
matthew at matthew.at
Thu Apr 15 20:10:02 EDT 2010
Hal Murray wrote:
> I've got a Garmin GPS 18 USB. (18, not 18x) It's inside. I'm not surprised
> when it fades out.
> At first, I thought it was just giving a garbage location while trying to
> find some satellites, but now that I've plotted it...
> It took about 7 hours to fly from here to the south pole. The latitude is a
> straight line. The longitude looks like an exponential. Then it spiraled
> around the south pole at lat -89.995877. It was there for a couple of days
> before I power cycled it. The trip back home was quick.
Does it have "simulation mode"?
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