Re: GPS Receivers

Floyd Weaver (
Thu, 20 Jun 1996 00:00:43 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Everyone

On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, R.B. Minton wrote:

> In the USA, K-Mart now sells GPS receivers for $200.  I got one over the last
> weekend, made 150 latitude, longitude, & altitude measures; and ran some least-
> squares lines thru the data.  The data looks consistent to about 30 feet and
> agrees with what I measured from a topo map (exactly in latitude).
> I returned it 2 days later telling the guy it was too complicated to learn how
> to use - which he fully agreed with.  (Would you call this DUMBINT ?).
> So everyone, here is a cheap way to get the coordinates of your home site; or 
> your remote site when making those satellite observations.
> R. B. Minton

   I do not call that completly honest and up on board. I will buy one 
when I decide I want one and have the $$$$ for it. And, yes I'll keep it as 
long as it works properly.

Floyd Weaver

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