June 09, 2019: Hundreds of US Flights Canceled Over GPS
If you thought changing to Day Light Saving Time March 10, 2019 would cause you to be late for church on Sunday morning, then you need to think hard about driving or flying on April 6, 2019.
Millions of GPS systems will experience a rollover week or when the navigation reboots to zero.
April 06, 2019 sees the GPS network go through a mini “millennium bug” of its own because the week number will roll back to a zero. While this is a known issue arising from the way the system works, it’s recommended that those in charge of critical infrastructure which make use of GPS, along with other businesses and users who believe a malfunction would result in problems, to prepare for the event.
The US Department of Home Land Security issued a statement about GPS Roller Week April 2019: Memorandum_on_GPS_2019
Apparently, on the said date GPS systems will…
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