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Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...in Anchorage, says the state and federal government must put in place in the Aleutians more rescue tugboats and a satellite system to track the location of ships. The Selendang Ayu, a 738-foot Malaysian-flagged freighter carrying 66,000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/sta_20050714014.shtml
News
Schooner crew investigates climate for documentary

...diesel engine and 3000 square feet of sail. She has two editing rooms on board, three high-density cameras and a satellite system. Of the 15 people on board, five are crew - skipper, engineer, cook and two sailors. Six work in film and diving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111702/sta_document.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...them, is unlikely to be ready on schedule or perform as intended. The Space-Based Infrared System Low, as the satellite system is called, is the eyes of the expanded anti-missile defense that President Bush wants. At a minimum, the timetable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Ope_Missile.shtml
MyTurn: The Importance of 'where'

...They can use relatively inexpensive GPS (Geographic Positioning Systems) units along with multi-billion dollar satellite systems to locate strategically placed plastic "junk" in towns and rural areas - geocaching! In just a few years GPS units...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-08/importance-where
Opinion
Missile defense system could use a reality check

...them, is unlikely to be ready on schedule or perform as intended. The Space-Based Infrared System Low, as the satellite system is called, is the eyes of the expanded anti-missile defense that President Bush wants. At a minimum, the timetable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Ope_Missile.html
Opinion
'Collateral damage' all over the landscape

...mainstream conservative Americans who tout family values but earn much of their money selling sex on pay-per-view, satellite systems and hotel rooms. I'm no saint, but then I don't claim to be one either. In our society it has also become...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051101/Ope_TurnCollateral.html
Opinion
One hurt in copter crash

...helicopter registered to Color-Vue, a home appliance sales, service and repair shop, which also services digital satellite systems, in Juneau. The name of the uninjured passenger was not released. The helicopter had flown to Admiralty Island...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071699/Loc_crash.html
Local
A lot of wildfires and political hot air

...bowing slightly, "it shall be as you wish master." MacDougal spends a lot of time watching old movies on his satellite system. The week before "Gone With The Wind" had been on and MacDougal had taken to greeting regulars with a soft Georgia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081800/Ope_wiley.html
Opinion
Flying with a hand-held GPS is dangerous

...possibility. Any metal part of the airplane can mask signals. This is true of the entire aircraft. Remember, the satellite system relies on line of sight to feed complete information to the GPS unit in your aircraft. The first information to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092499/Com_safety.html
Comm
State and local briefly

...said. Although the multicasting mode does not feature the quality of ``HDTV,'' its definition is better than the current, analog, mode. ``And we're fortunate in that we already have a multichannel satellite system,'' he said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112999/Loc_briefs.html
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