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Mackey in Iditarod lead; King stays close

...Mackey, the defending champion with three back-to-back wins, again snatched the lead, according to global satellite positioning information.King had been leading the race but Mackey grabbed the lead by being the first musher to leave the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-03-13/mackey-iditarod-lead-king-stays-c
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Answers elusive as night sky signs

...different world," the student said, loud enough for everyone around them to hear. "Today we have television, satellite positioning, jet planes, and space travel; men have walked on the moon; our spaceships have visited Mars; and we even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/kir_28312.shtml
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FAA tests air traffic control system

...WILMINGTON, Ohio -- The future of air traffic control got a flight test Saturday as more than a dozen planes with satellite-positioning systems flew over Ohio and Kentucky while monitors tracked the exact location of each aircraft. "November 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/11/tec_265448.shtml
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Sophisticated equipment brought to battlefield

...immediately after a wound that requires treatment at a trauma center. In previous wars, wounded soldiers could not use satellite positioning systems to radio their exact location ahead to helicopters. Today, most wounded soldiers are delivered to medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/06/liv_40373.shtml
Life & style
Mansion and castle in historic New England seaport

...wheel of a boat using radio signals. ... He was the father of everything from radar to depth sounding, to satellite positioning. All of it comes from his invention of remote control." The son of a mining engineer, Hammond's early years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/05/liv_427631.shtml
Life & style
Tech show report: How to photograph 50 million buildings at 40 mph

...country while driving, taking pictures every 15 feet. The van's drive-by snaps would be matched against GPS satellite positioning data and aerial photographs in a database. Police, insurance agents and others then could call up overhead and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/liv_416909.shtml
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Robot vehicles struggle in Pentagon-race trials

...the way will require them to go much slower as they rely on combinations of orientation devices ranging from GPS satellite positioning to digital compasses, ultrasonic scanners and gyroscopes. If no one finishes on time - a likely outcome, many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/11/liv_408384.shtml
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In Japan, cell phones to call up karaoke tunes

...mere child's play for Japan's cell phones, which now come with digital movie cameras, infrared links and satellite positioning systems. Because of the relatively high cost of getting online via a personal computer in Japan, Internet access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/08/tec_357321.shtml
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New devices help big rigs avoid danger

...Intelligent Vehicle Initiative. Perhaps the most promising development is the Trucker Advisory Zones system that uses satellite positioning information to advise drivers about hazards like the lane shifts and sharp curves. "If a guy's got advance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/27/tec_329623.shtml
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Icelandic language doesn't compute

...the world come forward with their hyperlinks and motherboards, their fuzzy-set logic and their geosynchronous satellite positioning systems. Up until now, Iceland's linguists have kept pace with them, creating perfectly pedigreed Icelandic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/30/tec_232220.shtml
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