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#6857 - 01/23/02 04:06 PM underwater GPS
diverone Offline
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Registered: 07/20/01
Posts: 49
Loc: australia
hi there is me again..

this would make a great thing to have

an underwater GPS "global position System"

any body working on this???

diverone


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#6858 - 01/23/02 07:54 PM Re: underwater GPS
JFCat Offline
avid diver

Registered: 01/09/02
Posts: 10
Good news and bad news. There is an underwater GPS available (actually a mod to a magellen). The bad news is to use it you need to deploy a beacon to the surface to get a satellite fix. Radio waves from the satellites don't translate underwater well. I believe you can also get a fix from the boat (or shore) then moniter your course as you travel underwater.

Complete info can be found at:
http://www.underwatergps.com

Cat


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#6859 - 01/24/02 01:26 PM Re: underwater GPS
diverone Offline
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Registered: 07/20/01
Posts: 49
Loc: australia
I've heard there is a underwater sonar/ gps model coming out in the next year. Can't give any more hints than that!! Oh to navigate more efficienlty check out the Xios sonar system!! This rocks

[ 03-24-2002: Message edited by: EricF ]


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