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    Default Chinese GPS system goes operational

    The Chinese have launched the tenth of their GPS satellites and made their system operational. Details are here.

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    It looks as if they're using some form of Selective Availability - only ten metres accuracy for civilian users, but much higher for the Chinese military. But maybe they'll do what the US did, and decide SA's unnecessary and turn it off.
    ​​Do not go gentle into that good night.
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light. (Dylan Thomas)​


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