Search underway for Ketchikan hiker

...Wrangell, who got separated from the group. The teenager was able to call for help on his cell phone, and Troopers obtained his GPS coordinates and chartered a helicopter from Petersburg to respond. The two other members of the hunting party located him before...
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...Arctic and not use 1800s technologies - buoys and lighthouses?" he asked."How do we fuse your walrus information with what my GPS says on the bridge of a ship? . That's where we really get to where we have a robust real-time system to make sure we de-conflict...

...quick shortcut. Now we have a wealth of GPS devices and, dear lord, we have cell phones...whenever I go out, and I have a very cool GPS app on it that I will refer to when I' and compass, because as cool as my GPS app on my phone is, it still needs a battery...
R&M announces new land survey manager

...throughout Alaska and his background includes construction surveying, bathymetric surveying, cadastral surveying, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, GPS surveys, project management, quantity calculations and QA/QC procedure development.
Juneau's Hidden History: Amalga, Juneau's ghost town

...grand total of $445,138.21.Using a GPS application on my phone called Back Country...began to get worried I had messed up on the GPS data, or flipped the image of the town...before and after taking place. Several GPS coordinates were marked on our maps to show...
AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

...The criminal case uncovered several previous red flags: The GPS unit in Alvarez's squad car was not working, which meant that...and that cars get regularly serviced to ensure the units and GPS systems work. And the city has applied for a grant to purchase...
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Beacon leads searchers to stranded hiker

...which sent out an emergency assistance request and broadcast his GPS coordinates.Alaska State Troopers were notified at 8 a.m...said the beacon definitely hastened the search. He said the GPS coordinates provided were relatively accurate."The subject's...
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...
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...
Two pairs of lost hikers located over Labor Day weekend

...Matthew) Hightower with AST had the GPS coordinates that made retrieving the couple...a cellphone and provided troopers their GPS coordinates and a description of their location...programs on cell phones to be able to access GPS coordinates.


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