cheap GPS

Alex P. Rudnev alex at
Mon Aug 23 10:11:50 UTC 1999

> On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Alex P. Rudnev wrote:
> > Through I did not see anything to worry about - your GPC may be show you 
> > the wrong date, but why it can affect the accuracy at all (except some 
> > short time around the very moment itself).
> > 
> This is not true. There is things called the catelog and ephemerus, which
> are time based and give detailed corrections of the orbital position of
Quite agree; any global timing will be wrong and it at least affect the 
accuracy of positioning. 

Through it's just another example of the fact that Y2K is not Y-2000 
problem at all; it's a problem of the limited clock counters... Let's 
wait until 2038 or (better) 2106 year -:).

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