Hiking Gear & Outdoor Technology

Is Beidou Safe To Use On My GPS?

Now that the Chinese satellite positioning system, Beidou, is supported on more GPS and wearables, I've been getting asked if it's safe to use. In this short video, I'll explain the issues so you can make an educated decision on whether to use Beidou or not.

In this Guide:
  • Why Is Beidou Potentially Dangerous?
  • Is Your Privacy Compromised by Using Beidou?


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This Guide Was Written by Cris Hazzard

Cris Hazzard 4 Mile Trail Yosemite
Hi, I'm Cris Hazzard, aka Hiking Guy, a professional outdoors guide, hiking expert, and author based in Southern California. I created this website to share all the great hikes I do with everyone else out there. This site is different because it gives detailed directions that even the beginning hiker can follow. I also share what hiking gear works and doesn't so you don't waste money. I don't do sponsored or promoted content; I share only the gear recommendations, hikes, and tips that I would with my family and friends. If you like the website and YouTube channel, please support these free guides (I couldn't do it without folks like you!).

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