Post by mm0fmf Post by Jeefaw K. Effkay
I could get my old job back - it's only been 33 years :-)
This nonsense comes up again and again as these jokers trying to get
someone to fund a new super LORAN.
"Ships lack a backup navigation system...."
The last time I looked there was still a sun and stars in the sky so
what's wrong with using a sextant and quartz watch? Fuck me, people
navigated around the world for hundreds of years with nothing more than
these and an ephemeris.
And if someone is capable of knocking out your GPS reception over a
large area for a long time you've got bigger problems than a super LORAN
Indeed. Plus, you can't 'bring back' Loran, Decca, Omega, etc 'over
night' the infrastructure of the transmitters and the individual
receivers, not to mention the training etc. will take years. I assume
the basics of using the sun and/or stars are still taught- if not,
certainly a 'sun fix' can be be mastered quicklu.
Suspect someone is claiming a benefit under false pretences? Incapacity
Benefit or Personal Independence Payment when they don't need it? They
are depriving those in real need!