[ntp:questions] ANN: UK GPS Jamming update
Ron Frazier (NTP)
timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com
Wed Mar 28 17:42:43 UTC 2012
On 3/28/2012 11:26 AM, David J Taylor wrote:
>> Just wondering:
>> 1) Is the UK govt doing this?
> The notice is from a UK Government agency.
>> 2) Is the USA doing anything similar?
> I would be surprised if they were not, but they may have more remote
> areas to carry out such tests.
>> 3) What's the purpose?
> I understand that it's for the military to see how they would work
> without GPS or on the event of GPS jamming.
>> 4) Have you guys using GPS over there been affected?
> Yes, see:
Wow. Those sound like some substantial negative effects. I guess it's
a good idea to have backups for our GPS's, if possible.
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