[OSGeo-Discuss] New System May Disrupt GPS Signals

Dave Patton davep at confluence.org
Thu Feb 10 17:43:39 PST 2011

On 2011/02/10 2:56 PM, cruiserad at comcast.net wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Stephen Woodbridge<woodbri at swoodbridge.com>
> To: OSGeo Discussions<discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
> Sent: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 22:16:20 -0000 (UTC)
> Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] New System May Disrupt GPS Signals
> This is very disturbing if it is approved!
> http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/feb/7/obama-to-america-get-lost/
> new system will disrupt GPS signals.

> bunk and hokum!!!
> checking the application on the fcc website, lightsquaed is licensed to operate in the spectrum above and below the GPS carier freqency. stop spreading false rumors!!!!!

This is a good explanation:
Based on Garmin's test results, there is a real concern
about GPS signal disruption.

Dave Patton
CIS Canadian Information Systems
Victoria, B.C.

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Canadian Coordinator
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