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  Topic: UKspace 2020 Manifesto Reiterates Need For GNSS System
Fellwalker

Replies: 14
Views: 2577

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:30 pm   Subject: UKspace 2020 Manifesto Reiterates Need For GNSS System
Why did we 'quit' the Galileo project? Or were we kicked out by tham thaar Europeans when we told them we were going to bug*er off?
We quit.
We threw our dummy out.
The rules say that to be fully i ...
  Topic: First Demonstration Of A Galileo Enabled Autonomous Vehicle
Fellwalker

Replies: 9
Views: 1922

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:16 pm   Subject: First Demonstration Of A Galileo Enabled Autonomous Vehicle
Or when everyone plugs their electric cars ion at the same time and the lights go out.Hopefully not while they are driving Shocked
  Topic: France To Triple Number Of Speed Camera Devices
Fellwalker

Replies: 11
Views: 2129

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:33 pm   Subject: Re: French Traffic Law
So France is at it again. Once upon a time you needed yellow headlights, then we had the breathalysers, on motorcycles we had police fining riders who had no reflective tape on helmets. Then they took ...
  Topic: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
Fellwalker

Replies: 10
Views: 2168

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:35 pm   Subject: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
Thank you for engaging in discussion. I'm basically afraid for the future and would love it to be OK. We will see.
We are still the country in the OECD with the lowest pension compared to salary, a ...
  Topic: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
Fellwalker

Replies: 10
Views: 2168

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:23 pm   Subject: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
It was a club, a support group, a bigger voice in the wider world, protection against Chinese and Russian and American bullying. It created worker protections that the UK alone would never have done. ...
  Topic: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
Fellwalker

Replies: 10
Views: 2168

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:09 pm   Subject: UK Seeks Alliance For SatNav Rival
What is ridiculous is the UK assuming that it can retain the benefits of EU membership after leaving. We are a small island giving up our club membership.
  Topic: Driver Warned By Police For Satnav Stupidity
Fellwalker

Replies: 5
Views: 1394

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:37 am   Subject: Driver Warned By Police For Satnav Stupidity
It has astounded me how many people drive with their satnav or their phone or both in the way in their windscreen. I wish the police would stop them and give offence reports more often. Maybe others ...
  Topic: Engineers Propose Budget UK GPS System
Fellwalker

Replies: 3
Views: 822

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:57 am   Subject: Engineers Propose Budget UK GPS System
"... Galileo calls have verb made for the UK to develop... "

Eh?

Bearing in mind how expensive every government technological contract becomes, it will never happen. They'll eventually launch so ...
  Topic: Intelligent Speed Assist Tech May Become Mandatory
Fellwalker

Replies: 12
Views: 1885

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Intelligent Speed Assist Tech May Become Mandatory
It isn't intelligent. It is merely a speed limiter with varying limits taken from a probably incorrect database.

My car displays speed limits on the satnav and it is regularly wrong. Joining a dual ...
  Topic: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars
Fellwalker

Replies: 24
Views: 3831

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:45 pm   Subject: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars
Please excuse me for going off topic.

How do I persuade Google Maps to give me audible instructions? I have heard them sometimes, but I can't get them in the van - maybe because my iphone isn't lin ...
  Topic: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars
Fellwalker

Replies: 24
Views: 3831

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:02 pm   Subject: Re: Am I bothered?
....not in the slightest. The day that TomTom refused to release their Sat nav for Android , after many years running on Mobile Windows, finished them for me.....75 klm per day ?...what a joke. I'm m ...
  Topic: Hidden Speed Cameras Playing With People’s Lives
Fellwalker

Replies: 6
Views: 1251

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:32 pm   Subject: Hidden Speed Cameras Playing With People’s Lives
Braking from 35 mph to 30mph then going back to 35mph does NOT make me a dangerous driver.The energy is proportional to the square of the speed, so 35mph is not an increase of a sixth as much energy a ...
  Topic: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars
Fellwalker

Replies: 24
Views: 3831

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:47 am   Subject: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars
My VW has built in here maps navigation, which means it is always out of date and the POIs are far from good. When I submit map updates they don't always appear at the next update.

It also has And ...
  Topic: Hidden Speed Cameras Playing With People’s Lives
Fellwalker

Replies: 6
Views: 1251

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:56 am   Subject: Hidden Speed Cameras Playing With People’s Lives
Is that the dangerous drivers using the PGPSW database to drive faster than the legal limit except near cameras?

Or the dangerous drivers who aren't even exceeding the speed limit and still brake ...
  Topic: Don't Always Blame The Sat Nav
Fellwalker

Replies: 5
Views: 1439

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:48 pm   Subject: Don't Always Blame The Sat Nav
Your story specifically said
... but this particular driver reportedly didn't have a sat-nav and used an old fashioned map.

Which is why I suggested it was the wrong map
 
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