Re: Special Binoculars

Anthony Beresford (
Sun, 16 Jun 1996 17:54:41 +0930

At 11:54 AM 6/14/96 -0800, you wrote:

>  If you REALLY wanted to get fancy, you could
>have a GPS unit built into the thing so that the user wouldn't have to enter
>time, date or position information -- and the time would never need adjusting.
> Of course, the problem is that there wouldn't be much of a market...  --Rob
There is already GPS systems on the market that use the phase between
4 antennae to give direction to satellite and thus orientation of
the platform. If my memory serves me correctly such a system is being
built for the next AMSAT satellite by Tom Clark W3IWI.
Tony Beresford