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VOR

Vestibulo-ocular reflex, see there.

VOR

Abbreviation for vestibuloocular reflex.
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VOR users will want these frequencies and radials dialed up.
The FAA is fully aware that the GPS system is vulnerable to interference and that this will only become more significant as the VOR MON is implemented, so planning for GPS outages is a fundamental component of its implementation plans.
0 nm east of the VOR puts you on the segment between COSAL and PUB, which has a minimum altitude of 5500.
Regardless, don't surprised if some VOR and NDB approaches you use go missing.
Most navigation will be VOR-to-VOR and new airways might be created between MON VORs.
Most pilots experienced in navigating with both VOR and GPS will prefer the latter.
They can't get rid of the VORs until they get rid of the airways and the approaches.
That means tracking the VOR needle, hitting intersections precisely and flying the descent properly to the MAP and then acting accordingly--going missed if no runway is visible, completing the approach if it is.
GPS locates fixes based on lat/long, but with VORs we locate fixes with radials and distance.
As one result, we wouldn't want to be forced to shoot a VOR approach to minimums anytime soon, nor would we appreciate someone removing GPS from our cockpit.
Evan Cushing had a long career at a regional airline, but has now switched to a cushy job as an educator where he has plenty of opportunity to check his VORs.