[ntp:questions] UK: Notice of GPS jamming exercise 3-17 Oct 2011

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Jul 12 07:53:23 UTC 2011

Folks, I have received the following notice.  I hope it is of some use.

Dates:   3 - 17 Oct 11.

Times:  0700Z 3 Oct 11 to 2000Z 17 Oct 11.

Location: The jamming events will take place throughout the UK FIR/UIR 
north of 51 degrees North.

GPS Jamming locations: Faraid Head - from N58° 36.2' W004° 46.4'. Loch Ewe 
B - from N57° 51.9' W005° 41.1'. Loch Ewe A - from 57.7869N 5.7917W.

Frequency:    Radar - discrete spots within MOD allocated frequencies 
within Charlie / Delta (specifically avoiding IFF/SSR frequency bands), 
Echo / Foxtrot, Golf. India / Juliet (avoiding  Marine Navigation Bands in 
conditions of poor visibility) and Kilo Bands.

Communications - Exercise JW discrete frequencies only in bands HF 
2000-26500KHZ and V/UHF 137-400MHZ (avoiding international Distress, 
Emergency and Exercise Safety frequencies).

In all cases jamming will be avoided on the TABOO frequencies listed in 
the UK Procedures for the Control of Non-Operational Jamming (Annex B).

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