All in Good Time
- GPS rollover is successful. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR;08/30/99, Vol. 18 Issue 35, p7
Reports on the outcome of the Global Positioning System's (GPS) end-of-week rollover. Purpose of the rollover; Number of satellites comprising the GPS network; Similarity of the exercise with what might happen with the year 2000 date conversion.
- GPS rolls over without trouble but Y2K is still at large. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;Sep99, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p14
Reveals that the predicted failure of Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers in August 1999 turned out to be greatly exaggerated. Negligible GPS glitches from the August 22, 1999 rollover; Optimism about the year 2000 computing crisis; Completely separate technological problems; Potential...
- Time's up for navigator in the sky. // New Scientist;8/10/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2042, p20
Reports on the effect of the coming year 2000 to Global Positioning System receivers used in navigation. Importance of dates and times to the receivers; Problems with the difference in time.
- GPS date change might be dress rehearsal for millennium bug. Beckman, Kristen // RCR;07/19/99, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p2
Forecasts Year 2000 date conversion- (Y2K) related problems concerning the use of global positioning system (GPS) in the United States. Source of problem with the GPS; Observations on the Y2K problem of the GPS from John Lovell, director of quality at Trimble Navigation Ltd.; US Defense...
- Neutron flash. Williams, John Page // Boating;Nov98, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p72
Focuses on the effect of the Year 2000 computer bug on GPS units. GPS' counting of time not in years, but it weeks; Compensating programs built by manufacturers in 1990 to deal with the problem.
- GPS `rollover' passes without incident. Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/30/1999, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p41
Reports on the results of the Global Positioning System (GPS) test in advance of Year 2000. Testing of whether the internal clocks in GPS receivers would malfunction or reset and continue to provide accurate navigation and time; Time applications of the GPS; Rollover time problems.
- Power Flex Positive. // GPS World;Oct2010, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p12
The article reports on the move of the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) to activate its long-awaited Flex Power demonstration for global positioning system (GPS) in the U.S.
- CNAV on L2C and L5 Initiated. // GPS World;Jun2014, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p8
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force Space Command has started disseminating civil navigation (CNAV) messages on all global position system (GPS) satellites having the capability to transmit L5 and L2C signals.
- Celebrating 20 Years of GPS. // GPS World;Apr2015, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Global Positioning System (GPS) Full Operational Capability (FOC) of the U.S. Air Force Space Command in April 2015.