Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Solar Activity

Solar Activity impacts the operation of GPS receivers.  This was to be a year of significant solar activity.  It's quiet right now.
The following post is from the UK's Mail online. 
By Mark Prigg

'Something unexpected' is happening on the Sun, Nasa has warned.
This year was supposed to be the year of 'solar maximum,' the peak of the 11-year sunspot cycle. But as this image reveals, solar activity is relatively low.

To read the rest of this article go here.


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