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  Topic: The Rocket That Launched GPS Retires
druck

Replies: 1
Views: 1267

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:44 pm   Subject: History
It's first flight as a commercial launcher as in 1989, but the rockets were based on a Thor ballistic missile with extended tanks, mated to engines left over from the Saturn 1B's of the Apollo program ...
  Topic: EU - Possible Deal on Access to Galileo PRS
druck

Replies: 23
Views: 4576

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:57 pm   Subject: Hard-ball
Looks like playing hard-ball over this issue with the EU is starting to pay off. If only we were doing this in the rest of the negotiations.
  Topic: The World Economy Runs on GPS. It Needs a Backup Plan
druck

Replies: 1
Views: 1268

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:50 am   Subject: The World Economy Runs on GPS. It Needs a Backup Plan
The back up plan of multiple independent constellations (controlled by the US, Russian, Chinese and EU), each with in orbit spares?

Any disasters large enough to knock all of these out, such as a m ...
  Topic: Arianespace Launch Four More Galileo Satellites
druck

Replies: 2
Views: 1386

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:43 am   Subject: Arianespace Launch Four More Galileo Satellites
As Galileo is a project the EU chose to paid for by money skimmed of the Command Agricultural Policy surplus, it has no interest in making any savings, which would have to be returned to the EU member ...
  Topic: Two More Galileo Satellites Arrive In French Guiana
druck

Replies: 2
Views: 1577

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Newletter
The Galileo issue is being widely discussed in the news this week. Quite how the government can claim that the EU are bullying us and excluding us from Galileo' when we knew full well that membership ...
  Topic: Reviewed: AlcoSense Excel Breathalyser
druck

Replies: 20
Views: 10185

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 9:55 am   Subject: Reviewed: AlcoSense Excel Breathalyser
Well the reason is although we know the test is done on blood alcohol levels, and is exactly the test same the morning after as on the night of the drinking,.??? What? I don't think so.
Sorry mistype ...
  Topic: Reviewed: AlcoSense Excel Breathalyser
druck

Replies: 20
Views: 10185

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 7:08 pm   Subject: Reviewed: AlcoSense Excel Breathalyser
I've compared the AlcoSense to an alcometer to show it is broadly accurate. So why would having someone run tests the morning after demonstrate that this is any more effective at measuring BAC?

We ...
  Topic: Reviewed: AlcoSense Excel Breathalyser
druck

Replies: 20
Views: 10185

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 1:29 pm   Subject: Not the morning after
The whole article was about the problems of morning after driving, yet the tests were carried out 15 minutes after drinking. How about seeing how it well it copes compared to the police unit in a prop ...
  Topic: New Average Cameras Switched Off
druck

Replies: 11
Views: 4959

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:43 am   Subject: New Average Cameras Switched Off
The news letter title for this article says Bristol rather than Birmingham!

You can of course guess which city is going to put average speed cameras along its miles and miles of wide open dual carr ...
  Topic: Motorists anger at hidden North Wales camera van
druck

Replies: 14
Views: 6249

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:16 am   Subject: Motorists anger at hidden North Wales camera van
The householder next door with the blue car, needs to put a couple of extra bricks on their gate pillars, to stop this abuse!
  Topic: Milwaukee Police Aim To Reduce Pursuits With Aid of GPS Tags
druck

Replies: 10
Views: 5325

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:26 am   Subject: Jammers
It's only going to encourage criminals to routinely carry GPS jammers, and it doesn't take much to deny GPS to everyone within a large radius on the ground and in the air.
  Topic: Google temporarily suspends Map Maker
druck

Replies: 3
Views: 2903

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 12:09 pm   Subject: Google temporarily suspends Map Maker
The urinating android is easy to spot, but who knows how much other more subtle mischief has been done by user edits? It might only be revealed when someone's sat nav takes them somewhere inadvisable.
  Topic: The Real Facts About Motorway Stealth Cameras
druck

Replies: 51
Views: 22629

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:49 pm   Subject: The Real Facts About Motorway Stealth Cameras
Given what you have written, I suggest you give serious consideration as whether driving is still a safe course of action for you and other road users.
  Topic: The Real Facts About Motorway Stealth Cameras
druck

Replies: 51
Views: 22629

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:46 am   Subject: The Real Facts About Motorway Stealth Cameras
LIf these cameras are supposedly going to strictly enforce the NSL at 70 with no margin of error, how many people who waft along at 75-80 mph are going to be stung by this? Wouldn't the subsequent inc ...
  Topic: News letter links
druck

Replies: 7
Views: 6543

PostForum: Guestbook and Feedback   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:15 am   Subject: News letter links
Hi, please can you just use direct links in the news letters rather than munging them through rs6.net, which the web filter at my workplace blocks.

For example, this weeks newsletter contains this ...
 
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