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2023 – The year of GPS jamming and spoofing

2023 – The year of GPS jamming and spoofing

Image: GPSJam.org What's New: We found a YouTube site with time lapse videos of GPSJam.org for 2022, 2023, and to date in 2024. It helped us realize how bad things have gotten. And especially the increase in activity during 2023. Why It's Important: At some point...

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Russia Repeatedly Hammering GPS in the Baltic

Russia Repeatedly Hammering GPS in the Baltic

Image GPSJam.org What's New: Extensive jamming/spoofing in Southern Sweden, northern Poland, to include strategic the Suwałki Gap. On the 25th and 26th of December a wide swath of northern Poland and southern Sweden was impacted. New Year’s Eve, aircraft across a...

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Does Conflict Equal GPS Interference?

Does Conflict Equal GPS Interference?

Image: GPSJam.org What's New: We decided to look today for indications of GPS interference in places other than those most folks have been focusing on. We found three areas in Myanmar and one broad area near the Pakistan-India border. Why It's Important: This is...

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Swedish alarm after defence chiefs’ war warning – BBC

Swedish alarm after defence chiefs’ war warning – BBC

Image: Shutterstock What's New: Sweden's military and civil defense leaders have warned the public about the possibility of war. Why It's Important: Russia has threatened to invade Finland and Sweden if they join NATO. Finland already has, and Sweden is on track to do...

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Now it’s Square Spoofing! – Or Not

Now it’s Square Spoofing! – Or Not

Image: Plane Finder/ X-Twitter UPDATE: We talked with Zach Clements at the University of Texas Radio Navigation Laboratory about this. When he looked at the reports on ADS-B Exchange for one of planes that had been reported being spoofed into square patterns, he found...

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Trucker Joe & PNT as Transportation Infrastructure

Trucker Joe & PNT as Transportation Infrastructure

Image: Shutterstock What's New: Remarks at the Transportation Research Board meeting this week by RNTF President Dana Goward. Why It's Important: We must start thinking about transportation infrastructure as more than concrete and asphalt. Investments in PNT are much...

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More Extra Holiday Jamming in Baltic – GPSJam.org

More Extra Holiday Jamming in Baltic – GPSJam.org

Image: GPSJam.org/RNT Foundation What's New: Adding to the extra jamming we saw in the Baltic over Christmas, we saw some extra on New Year's Eve. Why It's Important: This helps demonstrate how easily GPS and other GNSS can be disrupted. What Else to Know: While there...

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Inside the Growing Threat of GPS Spoofing – Wards Auto

Inside the Growing Threat of GPS Spoofing – Wards Auto

Image: Shutterstock What's New: The auto industry seems to be coming more aware of the implications of GPS/GNSS vulnerability, especially as it pertains to autonomy, or even driver assist. Why It's Important: It is certainly a safety issue. And as the article says,...

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Middle East Spoofing Analyzed – John Wiseman/GPSJam.org

Middle East Spoofing Analyzed – John Wiseman/GPSJam.org

Image: John Wiseman What's New: Graphics posted on X (Twitter) by John Wiseman, the gent behind GPSJam.org. Why It's Important: The graphics show areas in the Middle East where spoofing has been occurring, and the false locations being transmitted. John is clearly a...

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Europe Looking for  GNSS + eLoran Mini Receiver

Europe Looking for GNSS + eLoran Mini Receiver

Image: RNT Foundation What's New: The European Space Agency wants to award a contract for a prototype miniaturized navigation receiver that uses both GNSS and eLoran. Why It's Important: In our view, this is a seismic shift in Europe's attitude toward eLoran.  In...

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PNT Advisory Board Agenda 6 & 7 December – Join on Line!

PNT Advisory Board Agenda 6 & 7 December – Join on Line!

What's New: The agenda for this week's meeting of the President's Space-based PNT Advisory Board in Houston. Why It's Important: Members of the PNT community can find the presentations and discussions by government officials, academics, and industry reps informative....

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GPS Spoofing Signals Traced To Tehran – AvWeb

GPS Spoofing Signals Traced To Tehran – AvWeb

Image: Ops Group What's New: Spoofing incidents which have seemed to be trying to lure aircraft into Iranian airspace, some have said near missile emplacements, have been found to likely be: Coming from just outside Tehran. Intended to deny GPS service rather than...

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Jamming warfare and air taxis – GPS World

Jamming warfare and air taxis – GPS World

Image: Russian Defense Ministry What's New: An article dealing with two separate and distinct issues. Heavy GNSS jamming and other counter-UAV operations in Ukraine, and development of electric VTOL air taxi service at Tampa's airport. Why It's Important: Though the...

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GPS/ADS-B Surprising Number of Potential Problems in U.S.

GPS/ADS-B Surprising Number of Potential Problems in U.S.

Image: John Wiseman (@lemonodor) who runs GPSJam.org What's New: Interesting depictions and video of warnings about possible outages for various GPS-enabled aviation traffic and safety systems. Why It's Important: GPS is essential to virtually every technology system...

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