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Years ago, I worked on a simulated LORAN-C device (for use in ship handling simulators)… SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security is considering the need to continue to operate or invest in the North American LORAN–C Radionavigation System beyond fiscal year 2007. Future investment decisions might include: Decommissioning … Continue reading “LORAN to Be Switched-Off?”
(from the this post probably belongs here dept.) (via Dark Bilious Vapors) Check out the International Chamber of Commerce’s Weekly Piracy Report.
(from the I want a boat too, but I don’t expect someone else to pay for it dept.) (via Eschaton) Congress Passes $388 Billion Spending Bill: The Senate voted 65-30 for the legislation late on Saturday that sets aside funds for a range of priorities including a presidential yacht, foreign aid and energy. It is … Continue reading “Presidential Yacht”