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: The sun has burped


JimW
10-24-2003, 02:04 PM
I wonder if this will effect GPS?
http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/10/24/solar.forecast/index.html

Penguin
10-24-2003, 06:37 PM
I can hear the local FM talk radio station...
'Must be the solar flares interacting with the steel plate and titanium shoulder parts (signal amplifier!?) :eek:

It all goes away when I wear the heavy duty aluminum commercial grade soup pot... :confused:

But...Way back in the 1900's, while I was hanging under giant all-metal Air Force C-5 wings...
...the GPS and radios were "at the mercy" of da SPOTZ and all bets were off!...
(and no body cared as long as I had an "on time" take off)...

Everything changes and everything stays the same! GoPhigure!? :eyecrazy:

p.s.
'Better go wrap your hard drive and back up disks in foil and put them in the freezer!?...:razz:

seuss
10-28-2003, 05:23 PM
penguin,

thanks for the tip.

just to be on the safe side, i think i may pick up an AFDB as well. i think i found a pretty good one on eBay (http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3230818583). they're more commonly used for combatting alien mind control, but i figure it will work just the same :rolleyes:

let me know if you need one too.

JB



Originally posted by Penguin
I can hear the local FM talk radio station...

p.s.
'Better go wrap your hard drive and back up disks in foil and put them in the freezer!?...:razz: :rolleyes: