* Posts by Linc

1 post • joined 13 Feb 2019

Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019


No planning - again!

It begs the question, why wasn't the field made 13 bits, not 10, in the first place or at least modified a long time ago after the lessons learned from Y2k? When Apollo was flying the skies, every bit was a big deal, but for the last 30 years or more, another 3 bits wouldn't matter a jot.

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