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Inside a Mini-GPS Jammer – Hackaday

Inside a Mini-GPS Jammer – Hackaday

Blog Editor's Note: An interesting article about the inner workings of one of these devices.  Written for hands-on technologists, but many others might find it interesting also. Two notes: The author mentions he did not investigate its effective range. Authorities in...

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Impact of UK Jamming Trials – More Details

Impact of UK Jamming Trials – More Details

Blog Editor's Note:  Last week we saw a notice that the UK Ministry of Defence would be doing jamming trials for the next several months.  Fortunately for users, the jamming is not going to exceed 2 minutes in length, and not more than 5 times an hour. We asked if we...

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Our insatiable appetite for GPS – GPS World

Our insatiable appetite for GPS – GPS World

1976: The first military GPS five-channel receiver built in one of several programs that studied the feasibility of GPS. The receiver weighed more than 270 pounds and had seats for two operators. (Photo: Rockwell Collins/Smithsonian) Blog Editor's Note: Excellent...

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GPS Disruptions Varied, Widespread – Reports to US Govt

GPS Disruptions Varied, Widespread – Reports to US Govt

Image: Shutterstock RNTF Report Very few people know how to report problems with GPS reception. And few of those take the trouble to do it. So the listing that the US government maintains of GPS disruption reports really represents the tip of the iceberg. Likely only...

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eLoran and Aviation – Aviation Policy News

eLoran and Aviation – Aviation Policy News

Image: Shutterstock Blog Editor's note: Much of this item in Aviation Policy News relates the announcement of a group seeking a public-private-partnership with the government to build an eLoran system. Something we have already reported on. The author makes some...

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Update from UK National Timing Centre

Update from UK National Timing Centre

Image: RNT Foundation Blog editor's note: We received this update from the relatively new UK national Timing Centre and thought it would be of interest to our readers. The centre has three objectives: Objective 1  Deliver a resilient UK national time infrastructure...

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In Memoriam – Dr. Terry McGurn – Updated 30 August 2020

In Memoriam – Dr. Terry McGurn – Updated 30 August 2020

The RNT Foundation is grieved to convey the passing of a member and friend, Dr. Terry McGurn, yesterday at Reston Hospital. His wife, June was at his side. Dr. McGurn retired as an analyst in the Senior Executive Service from the Central Intelligence Agency. His...

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