[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?
>> Sincerely,
>> Ron
> Yes, see:
>  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-15242835
> Cheers,
> David

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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