More GPS Confusion
Rich Owings takes apart an ABC News article that appears to conflate GPS receivers and personal locator beacons. “So let me make this clear,” Rich writes. “A GPS is not a personal locator beacon. A GPS receiver, by itself, will not tell anyone (other than you) where you are. It is a receiver, not a transmitter.”
Meanwhile, Glenn has a list of some common GPS myths discussed during a Trimble presentation.
Previously: GPS Expectations.