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5G & Aviation, France vs U.S.

5G & Aviation, France vs U.S.

Image: FAA Blog Editor's Note: This issue is not in the center of our lane. It is a good example, though, of the need for careful leadership and spectrum management by the FCC. Something that we did not see in their decision on Ligado Networks. Interesting that the...

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British Columbia Moves Against Jammers

British Columbia Moves Against Jammers

Image: Chronos Blog Editor's Note: We were glad to get a link to the below article from member Chuck Schue.  It is always good to see law enforcement authorities taking action against jamming devices. We have reported before about police in Scotland, and Hampshire...

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Parkinson Speaks to National Academies on FCC Ligado Order

Parkinson Speaks to National Academies on FCC Ligado Order

Image: Dr. Brad Parkinson presenting to a National Academy of Sciences study group. The FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act required the Department of Defense to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to conduct “an...

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Are we ready for the next big solar storm? – Astronomy

Are we ready for the next big solar storm? – Astronomy

Images Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: Just a reminder there are more threats to GPS/GNSS satellites and signals than just the Chinese and Russians. Scientists are divided as to whether or not an especially large Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) would destroy GPS and...

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GNSS Jamming: An Omnipresent Threat – GW Prime

GNSS Jamming: An Omnipresent Threat – GW Prime

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: An interesting overview article that also includes some tech details and several case studies. We especially like case studies as they are a good way to make what "might happen" real.  We note that folks who jam and spoof...

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Threats to GPS – 2021 Year in Review, GPS World Special

Threats to GPS – 2021 Year in Review, GPS World Special

Shutterstock Blog Editor's Note: We subscribe to GPS World's "Navigate!" weekly newsletter." You should too. This week's newsletter was a 2021 Year in Review and led off with a section on "Threats to GPS." December 28, 2021 Threats to GPS With rising global tensions,...

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GPS Jammer on Amazon only $14.98!  Great Stocking Stuffer!

GPS Jammer on Amazon only $14.98! Great Stocking Stuffer!

One of our members spied this for sale.  What a great, useful, and inexpensive gift for the holidays! And we are glad to see that it is "Made of environmentally friendly materials." We are not sure about the "will not cause harm to people" statement, though.  Traffic...

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Bei Dou & China’s Rise – GPS & America’s Decline?

Bei Dou & China’s Rise – GPS & America’s Decline?

Image: XinhuaNet Blog Editor's Note: The below article got us thinking again about how a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) is an instrument of national influence and power. In addition to being a very useful tool for a nation's civil and military use, it is a...

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