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Re: LF: Loran C

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Subject: Re: LF: Loran C
From: "John RABSON" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 13:57:56 +0200
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Pat's comment reminds me of something from Fred Hoyle's novel "Ossian's Ride":

Astronomer Royal to Prime Minister: "It's not my fault the transmitter isn't 
working.  You shouldn't have let the Home Secretary do the wiring".

John F5VLF

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On 19/06/2008 at 06:10 [email protected] wrote:

>Thanks Steve,
>A point of interest also is the paucity of knowledge among the populace in
>general about the simple basics of GPS etc. I still come across
>numbers of people who believe their satnavs are actually being "tracked"
>by the 
> satellites! This phenomenon is, of course, often accompanied by even 
>stranger  explanations of how speed camera systems work. It's possible,
>that to  expect politicians to understand such things may be "a bridge too
>In the race  of life put a big bet on the nag named "Self-Interest" - He
>always be in  there trying hard !
>73 de Pat G4GVW
>qth Near Felixstowe, East  coast of UK

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