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Post  fatbob5 on Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:34 pm

Scientists from the University of Sussex have made a breakthrough in developing a technology which could replace the GPS and Galileo systems.

The UK is currently dependent on the US for its access to the GPS system, and the EU for the Galileo satellite navigation system.

This dependence leaves the UK's navigation systems exposed to both the risks of international politics, as well as the availability of the signal itself. .............

https://news.sky.com/story/british-scientists-make-breakthrough-in-gps-and-galileo-replacement-11663018
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Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:04 am

@fatbob5 wrote:Scientists from the University of Sussex have made a breakthrough in developing a technology which could replace the GPS and Galileo systems.

The UK is currently dependent on the US for its access to the GPS system, and the EU for the Galileo satellite navigation system.

This dependence leaves the UK's navigation systems exposed to both the risks of international politics, as well as the availability of the signal itself. .............

https://news.sky.com/story/british-scientists-make-breakthrough-in-gps-and-galileo-replacement-11663018
both systems can be used throughout the world, although I am not sure galeleo is online yet

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Post  Flap Zappa on Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:07 am

not sure how a clock in a car for instance tells you where you are in 3d space. gps works by triangulation of multiple satellite signal. How does a single clock do that

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