Posts Tagged ‘GPS’

I am going to steer away from golf in my next article, and talk about something that has always fascinated me – electronics. Or technology, as they like to call it nowadays. As a kid, one of my greatest thrills was to take apart a radio (those old SW/MW radios), and put it back together again – and finding that it still works! Of course, technology has since marched on (raced on would be a more appropriate word), and today, things we only dreamed about has become realty. Case in point – the GPS. How on earth (pun intended) can a battery-driven, hand-held device, no bigger than your palm, connect to a couple of satellites somewhere up there in a matter of minutes – and thereafter showing you the way to a place you have never been to before with unbelievable accuracy? Isn’t technology cool?

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