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ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...traveling.The Alaska 511 app offers the following features:? A zoom and scroll enabled color-coded map that uses GPS technology to display traffic, construction, detours and weather events based on user location.? Real-time images from...
Dumb, naive and dangerous

...the Russians only used the U.S. monitoring stations for purely commercial purposes ? to better compete with our GPS technology ? why on Earth would the United States want to undermine American technological superiority like that? Why undercut...
Wandering Wildlife

...collars were attached to cow moose. GPS technology has long been used by the military...everyday citizens since 1993. GPS technology relies on 24 satellites that orbit...their calves. Now, thanks to GPS technology, it is firmly established that...
Juneau aviation to be featured in PBS series film in Juneau because of Alaska Airline's efforts, and to show that it's not just big airliners using this GPS technology. "We flew on a flight with Wings out to Hoonah and met some people who live out there who count on these flights...
Villagers warm up to roads in Bush

...major snowmachine routes with 8-foot-high tripods bearing directional signs and mileages. Mapping the routes with GPS technology would enable safer travel and faster emergency response, trail users said. Planning for Northwest Alaska is now...
First responders detail rescue effort

...Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B. It's meant to help replace the radar that pilots and controllers now rely on with GPS technology. What this means for pilots is an ability to see on cockpit displays weather information and location of other aircraft...
Alaska plane crash rate far exceeds national average

...Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast. It's meant to help replace the radar that pilots and controllers now rely on with GPS technology that allows them to see concise weather information and location of other aircraft in the area on cockpit displays...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: GPS, good weather contribute to more flights in and out of

...Wahto helped implement the new GPS technology, but said it's had nothing...month, planes equipped with the GPS technology will need just one mile of visibility...flying with the fully implemented GPS technology before it knows just how well...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: GPS-equipped planes now flying 5/21/98

...GPS-equipped planes, and the required visibility is just a quarter mile. According to Alaska Airlines, the GPS technology has been installed in 22 of its 37 737-400 planes, one of its two 737 models that fly in and out of Juneau. The...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Competitor for Juneau air route may be years away 2/9/98

...when they can't see where they're going. The FAA has lowered flight restrictions for jets fitted with the GPS technology, but Miller said other airlines are asking ``Why should we spend all this money to equip our planes and compete...


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