Re: GPS BASICS: WAS:Re: BASICS: Property Rights

Dan Fabulich (
Thu, 10 Dec 1998 19:47:48 -0500

my inner geek wrote:
>I said "THOR", I meant "THEL". Yes, it's a line of site laser, yet can
>be space based. Check your calendar, is the moon visible from
>your location? Imagine a few hundred of these on the moon!

This still leaves the question as to whether the correct SIDE of the moon is visible from that location. Well, I guess with a few hundred of them you'd be fine, but I somehow doubt these things are all that cheap. :)

Not to mention the fact that setting up such a system might well be regarded as an act of war against all countries everywhere on earth, etc.