links for 2005-09-29

American Red Cross survival kit list What you need to save your butt when the going gets rough. (tags: advice home howto reference tips emergency survival preparedness lifehacks)

Airforce Modernizes GPS Network with New Satellite

In a move to correct the already aging Global Positioning System (GPS), the US Airforce has launched a new satellite designed to provide stronger signal while preventing jamming for military applications. Mobile Mag: The US Air Force has successfully launched its first modernized Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite on Monday. Billed as the most technologically…

Fake Nikon Batteries Explode

Be careful what you stick in your camera. Nikon is reporting some knock-off batteries are causing D70’s to explode. Mobile Mag: A Nikon camera service center has reported several camera explosions from Nikon D70 users, fortunately it occurred within the users camera bag. We have reported in the past on after-market and imitation OEM batteries…