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Is this for real?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/0...ps_epoch_ends/

I've got a deLorme that was made in 2006, and another from 2010. Software runs on a PC. Connection via USB.
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Yes it is real and it's been known about for several years. It was first an actual issue when the week 1,000 rollover happened though the issue was discussed before then. In April of 2018 the Department of Homeland Security issues a bulletin about it.

It's not an issue for navigation systems. All of that will continue to work just fine - your GPS will still direct you to your destination. This is really only an issue for systems use GPS and its date information for things like financial systems and industrial systems that use it for tracking and scheduling purposes.
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Thanks, I didn't want to pay for a gps update or new system.
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