The European Space Agency’s Galileo system went live today after a bunch of rocket launches and billions in investment. Sources say the system will be one of the most accurate positioning systems ever built and offer a pathway for inexpensive cm-level accuracy in all devices through new chips. This will advance the state of the
My friend and journalist Tom Eblen spent time to understand the hobby, arrange a new place and travel with me to document the search. I think he did a great job and am proud to share this article with you all. If you’re new to my blog, welcome! If you have property you’d like
I was alerted by my friend Butch that National Geographic had published a new article about detecting, and was pleased to find they had given both sides of the detecting conflict. Most articles in wide-spread publications omit the detecting story – or are so inaccurate to be ridiculous. This is probably the best I’ve seen
A promising program for cooperation between professionals and amateurs with the Montpelier Archaeological Certification Program (MACP.) Well done, Minelab! Postscript: I’m attending in 2013!!!
Today, on one of my favorite forums, I saw a post that caught my eye, especially this headline: The Impossible Idealism of the “Professionals-Only” Argument An excerpt: ….The argument against these [reality] shows illustrates the divide between traditional archeology and amateur enthusiasts, and is the most common argument that I have seen from those who
I’m a huge fan of the hundreds of hunt videos that you’ll find on youtube. Most of these are 4-6 minutes long and show detectorists with pure, clean signals, gorgeous silver coins and coinspills at every site. It’s enough to make the average Joe run out and get a new detector to take part in