Solar flare & GPS

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  1. keith

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    I see that 'experts' are predicting that the sun is on it's way to a solar maximum, and that this could generate large and unpredictable sat-nav errors.

    Hah - pleased to announce that once again GPS manufacturers are ahead of the game - they built that into satnav anyway!
    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Are these the same "experts" who predicted the milleneum bug, bird flu, global warming atc. I don't think I'll lose any sleep.
     
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    They also say that the Sun is cooling down dramatically and that is why the earth is cooling off:Rofl1: Oh sorry, its ment to be warming up.
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    What's the due date for the Solar Flare ? ... wouldn't be at the start of April would it ?:Smile:
     
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    Solar flares are genuine events. They always knock out satellites for a while and can lead to power station shutdowns
     
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