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A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...his time in the air more secure. "A big change, especially around Southeast Alaska, is all of the different automation and GPS," Kveum said. "We have equipment in these aircraft that will show you exactly where a train is, we have moving map displays...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-26/job-view-southeast-alaskan-pilot-op
Neighbors
Team begins new measurement of North America's tallest peak

...Officials say the data collected during a June climb is now being analyzed.The survey taken on the mountain last month used GPS instruments. Officials say that method provides more defined elevations than technology that was used in 2013 to calculate a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/team-begins-new-measurement-north-ameri
State
Citizen scientists put Southeast's bats on the map - literally

...microphones magnetically attached to their cars, listening to bats click, buzz and beep while marking the location according to a GPS. It's also possible to tell a bat's species by the sounds it makes. Some local hot spots are at Fish Creek on Douglas and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/citizen-scientists-put-southeasts-ba
Outdoors
Feds: Plane in deadly crash had safety technology

...reports," according to Thompson & Co. Public Relations, which is representing Promech.The Capstone program generally provides GPS technology that allows pilots to see on cockpit displays concise information about terrain, other aircraft in the area and weather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-08/feds-plane-deadly-crash-had-safety-tech
State
Report: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technology

...briefings or reports," according to a public relations firm representing the company.The Capstone program generally provides GPS technology that allows pilots to see on cockpit displays concise information about terrain, other aircraft in the area and weather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07/report-plane-deadly-alaska-crash-had-sa
State
AT&T hit with $100M fine, vows to fight it

...consumers into buying plans they believed would give them unlimited ability to send and receive data, including Web browsing, GPS navigation and streaming videos. But once the consumer hit a certain level, the data on unlimited plans would be slowed down...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/att-hit-100m-fine-vows-fight-it
Not For Web
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...Whitney said.In addition to that annual survey, there are five other fields in which students can focus their summer research - GPS surveys to assess the moment and strain of the glaciers, radar studies of different layers in the glaciers' depths, isotope...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/jirpers-start-68th-summer-juneau-ice
Outdoors
Pure Sole: My vertical feet are best left horizontal

...route traversed, and in an encouraging gesture, the miles ahead.Vertical feet are in the shoe of the beholder ... or their GPS ... or the comradery of runners with them ... or the tethered canine that pulls them up and over another ominous rock looming...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-16/my-vertical-feet-are-best-left-horizon
Sports
Poor advice from GPS unit leads man into harbor

ANCHORAGE- Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight...Lower 48. He drove off the ferry but after about 400 feet, the GPS unit in the man's car told him to make a hard right turn.Whittier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-24/poor-advice-gps-unit-leads-man-harbor
State
Congress passes FAA bill that speeds switch to GPS

...nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology, and to open U.S. skies to unmanned drone flights...busiest airports so planes can land using the more-precise GPS navigation.Instead of time-consuming, fuel-burning, stair-step...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-02-07/congress-passes-faa-bill-speeds-switch-
State

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