Tag Archive: Russia

Framing Our Geo-Heritage

It should be patently obvious as to what this object is …

That’s right, it’s the official documentation for an early GPSr device by American company Cobra Electronics. Patent USD469367 was submitted to the United States Patent Office in June 2002 and granted the following January.

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Multi Satellite System Units Are Here…

A report from the BBC on the new Russian smartphone that can access both the US GPS and Russian GLONASS systems has suggested the price is currently too high and there may not be great consumer interest in it. When the MTS Glonass 945 Android device hit the stores earlier this month it was dubbed …

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From Russia With Love …

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Miroslav Hoblík, the creator of Russia’s first geocoin, tells It’s Not About The Numbers about his latest trackable, honouring the 50th anniversary of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first space flight. “It has been just another normal day in school for my father, when a neigbour who was listening to the radio came to tell the children …

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New Zealand to get own GPS Satellite system; PM says nuclear weapons and world domination are next

Okay, it’s not true. New Zealand is NOT getting it’s own GPS satellite system and even if we did some freak would likely slash it in the name of freedom rendering it useless and getting away with it in the process. And we’re not getting nuclear weapons either, however a country that already has them …

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