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GPS Signal Jamming Destroys China Drone Show – Again

GPS Signal Jamming Destroys China Drone Show – Again

Photo Peter Wong Blog Editor's Note: In May a drone show in Xi'an, China was disrupted by GPS jamming. About one third of the 1,300+ drones were affected and unable to keep their positions in the display formation. In the Hong Kong show reported on below, only 100...

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Russia Claims US Spoofed Drones to Attack Base

Russia Claims US Spoofed Drones to Attack Base

Blog Editor's Note: When evaluating claims like this, we like to use the "NCIS Rule" - ask if the accused had the means, motive, and opportunity. The US military certainly has the means to spoof GPS, GLONASS and every other satnav system that drones might use. In an...

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GPS Disruptions Spread South from Russia to Saudi Arabia

GPS Disruptions Spread South from Russia to Saudi Arabia

Two recent reports to the US Coast Guard document persistent GPS disruptions within seven or eight nautical miles of the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah. These follow well documented problems in the Black Sea, around Cyprus, off-shore of Syria, and in the vicinity of...

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Recurring GPS Disruptions Near Tacoma, WA & Plymouth, UK

Recurring GPS Disruptions Near Tacoma, WA & Plymouth, UK

Reports of recurring GPS reception problems near Tacoma, WA in the US and the port of Plymouth in the UK have been received by the US Coast Guard Navigation Center, the agency that collates such reports from the public. See reports for 9/27/2018 and 10/2/2018. The...

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Space Debris – A Threat to GNSS?

Space Debris – A Threat to GNSS?

Blog Editor's Note: NASA is rightly concerned about the future of space and keeping it usable. The immediate problem and the focus of much recent attention has been Low Earth Orbit (LEO). GNSS fly about ten thousand miles above LEO in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), so it...

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GPS Tracker Shows Child 90 Miles From School

GPS Tracker Shows Child 90 Miles From School

We depend upon GPS signals for so many important things, it's often difficult to think of them all.  We were reminded of just how important some of these uses are when we read this problem report on the US Coast Guard's website: "My son wears a GPS watch due to the...

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