Not a single compass …

Going hunting, fishing, mushroom picking, it is easy to get lost, especially in an unfamiliar place. I must admit that sometimes even people who know the terrain, can literally get lost "in broad daylight." Photo by Mikhail Semin In order to get out of the forest or in the fields to find the right direction, just a compass. It is clear to everyone. But here you go to an unfamiliar forest for mushrooms, I left the car on the edge of the forest, and then, after walking on the mushroom place a certain time, decide to return.But suddenly having difficulty. When you go, then looked Read more [...]
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Teachings volunteer rescue teams 20.04.2013. Aparinki. Report.

Could participate (suspended) all comers, as experienced rescuers and people without any training. The following well-equipped team extremum SPB.There were two main unit stages.About ten steps from PSO "SpasRezerv." The main activity of the detachment - assistance in emergency situations such as fire, accident, tehnogenka, earthquake, rescue and water with ice floes. Therefore, they had a certain specific stages. In these stages, I was not able to participate (groups wishing proved too much), give you a few photos and a description.Work with motor pump. Photo shows the need for a simple Read more [...]
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Sun threatens satellites

Professor Catherine Mitchell (Cathryn Mitchell) from the University of Bath (University of Bath), UK, warns that in the period of maximum solar activity, which is expected in coming years, satellite navigation system can produce major disruptions. It is not just an error in determining the coordinates, which can be 10 meters, but also the refusal of a few hours or even days. Interview with the researcher cites the Air Force.The Global Positioning System (Global positioning system, GPS) is based on the computation of ground coordinates using the signals from four satellites in orbit. To do Read more [...]
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Pechora violate the safety of navigation

In August 2013 the staff of the Pechora transport prosecutor's office conducted a verification of compliance with the legislation on the safety of navigation. As a result, inspection revealed a number of violations of traffic regulations of inland waterways aqua Russian Federation. Thus, ships' Boris Frolov, "and" Zalgiris "belonging to the closed joint-stock company" VIEW ", carried out by towing barges loaded with the violation of the rules of navigation. Because of the large ship loading from the wheelhouse was not provided an overview of the radial and visibility signals. Pechora transport Read more [...]
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Navigation: Shuffling That 74 Years

International clip, July 1994Navigation: Shuffling That 74 YearsBy Todd Balf (with Derek Rielly)When the French catamaran Commodore Adventurer won the Trophée Jules Verne in 1993 by fierce about the mankind in a platter 79 years, six hours, and Fifteen, tens of thousands were on mitt at the waterfront in Brest to recognise its reaching. It was a historical effort, and one that many intellection would let durable signification. But a lilliputian less Read more [...]
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Glide in New Zealand

Workweek of October 26-November 2, 1995Subterraneous rafting in New ZealandHike amidst Mayan ruins of the YucatánDetermination voodooism ceremonies in HaitiGrace encampment at Redwood/Kings Canon Internal BallparkCairns: Australia's ultimate alfresco MeccaNavigation in New ZealandGliding in New ZealandQ: I'm concerned in travel to New Zealand for a duet of months this overwinter. Do you cognise of any seafaring schools/programs? I.e., what power Read more [...]
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Abnormal water shortage Ob threatens to cease navigation after June 18,

on 8 June. Abnormal water shortage in the basin of the Ob river — the main river artery of Western Siberia — this year may lead to the closure of river navigation after June 18, resulting in serious losses of shipping companies and a sharp rise in the cost of goods to the Northern territories, told reporters on Friday, the first Deputy head of the Ob state basin administration of waterways and navigation Yuri Hohlov. «Campaign for the conclusion of agreements on transportation begins in winter. Of course, nobody planned that the flood will not. Maximum flood levels Read more [...]
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Chapter Rosaviatsia reported futility GLONASS

Chapter Rosaviation Alexander Neradko in a letter to the Russian government announced that is installed on the Russian aircraft equipment GLONASS is absolutely useless. This is reported by "Izvestia", in possession of a copy of the letter.According A.Neradko, GLONASS satellite navigation does not interact with on-board navigation system, as most of the aircraft for which the system is installed, do not have a digital flight control and navigation system.According to plans of the Ministry of Transport to 2018. GLONASS gradually be equipped with all the civil court of Russia. To date, Read more [...]
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Bashkiria is withering from the heat wave and drought

on 4 August. Because of the heat wave and drought in Bashkiria completed ahead of schedule navigation. The corresponding decision was made at the Republican Prosecutor's office. The water level in the Bashkir rivers approached critical for navigation level. Now what do tourists who bought tickets for the river cruise? Source: Lead Read more [...]
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Scientists have unraveled the secret pigeon navigation

U.S. researchers have learned how homing pigeons can always unerringly find their way home. In addition, scientists figured out how airplanes affect the ability of birds to navigate in space. In 1969, a professor of biology at Cornell University noticed a strange feature: generally well-versed in the area of domestic pigeons suddenly lost their ability. At the same time they began to wander in one particular place called Jersey Hill in Boston. This question concerned local geologist John Hagstruma. Only many years later, he managed to solve the puzzle. As it turned out, the thing is, not far Read more [...]
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Sun threatens satellites

Professor Kathryn Mitchell (Cathryn Mitchell) from the University of Bath (University of Bath), UK, warns that in the period of maximum solar activity, which is expected in coming years, system Satellite navigation can produce major disruptions. It is not only the error in determining the coordinates, which can be 10 meters, but also the refusal of a few hours or even days. Interview with researcher cites BBC.System Global Positioning System (Global positioning system, GPS) is based on the computation of the ground coordinates by signals from four satellites in orbit. For this to occur, all satellites Read more [...]
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Typhoons. Introduction

To ensure the safety of navigation and selection of optimal routes of navigation at the time appeared and further developed one of the ocean research sciences - marine meteorology. One of the important parts of this science is the study of tropical cyclones, which are still poorly understood in practice, and in the scientific sense. Court of transport, commercial and research fleets sail in all regions of the World Ocean. In this regard, an important factor in determining the efficiency and safety of navigation, is a correct account of meteorological conditions.One of the major obstacles to Read more [...]
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Search and inspection

In 1967, the U.S. Navy to determine the processes that accompany the underwater nuclear explosion, conducted an operation, the essence of which is as follows. Simulated nuclear charge 2 tons of explosives in the form of bombs and missiles obsolete models. All this has been immersed in transport "Stevenson"And delivered in August 10 area Aleutian Islands, where ship were to flood. Mounted of ammunition in the ship's hold the detonator was triggered under the influence of hydrostatic pressure at a depth of 1200 m [69]. However, the planned flooding of transport at a given point, Read more [...]
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Holiday on the rivers

For navigation on inland rivers in small boats to select a ship in good condition to withstand the prevailing weather conditions. Next, consider how you will overcome obstacles.The river can be divided into three parts. (This information is also useful if you swim in kakomuto segment of the river.)Upstream - this is the source of the river in the mountains or on the hill. Usually the river is shallow, you can wade IEE, so it is not suitable for swimming in small vessels. However, if the depth of the river above the waist, the flow is too fast, and manage budettrudno ship or stay on his feet Read more [...]
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Woodsmaster — Move and Navigation

In this series you will see how to make a compass, how to navigate by the sun, shadows, hours, and other characteristics. All of these skills will help you not to get lost in the wild and probably get to your destination. Episode 4: Primitive Navigation and Wilderness Travel - Orientation in spaceDownload:letitbit.net Read more [...]
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