* Posts by renedurand

1 post • joined 17 Feb 2019

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

renedurand

Re: RTFM

One very well known GPS device manufacturer I have worked with, and their firmware being deployed in many 2000-era cars and cellphones, did rely on the modulo 1024 week number. But most of this hardware is now obsolete and the problem will only happen in 2021 due to a reference date being hardcoded into the binary firmware.

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