ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 21, 1999
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Woodruff) The resetting of the satellite that provides the Global Positioning System (GPS) for navigation featured; animation shown of how the GPS system works; details given of which systems will be affected. [Boater Marriott WINCHESTER - cites dependency on the GPS.] [US Coast Guard Captain Thomas RICE - says some systems will be grossly erroneous.] [Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Warren MORNINGSTAR - downplays the dangers.]
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