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GPS gets more accurate

Mon May 1, 2000 - 4:38 PM EDT - By James Hromadka

President Clinton today gave the go-ahead to allow personal GPS units to have the same accuracy that the U.S. military has in their GPS units as of 8 p.m. EST tonight.

GPS receivers will now be up to ten times more accurate. Previously, civilian GPS signals were scrambled to make them less accurate.

Click here for the REUTERS article and go here to discuss this news item. Now if only the HandyGPS would come out.


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