Mid Week Fun Facts – About

Welcome back to the mid week fun facts. Here are another three: A – About Time Did you know that every GPS unit has a built-in temperature sensor? Although you might not be able to access this information it is essential for the accuracy of the system. In order to function properly your device needs a super accurate time signal. It gets it from the satellite broadcast and syncs it with an internal quartz crystal and that very crystal oscillates in different frequencies based on temperature. There you go – The  device uses some fancy algorithm to compensate for that but … Continue reading Mid Week Fun Facts – About