[ntp:questions] ANN: UK GPS Jamming update
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Mar 28 13:24:06 UTC 2012
I have received the following notice ....
NOTIFICATION OF GPS JAMMING EXERCISES SCOTLAND, NORTH AND WEST COASTS,
16-26th APRIL 2012
Dates: Between 16 to 26 April 2012 inclusive.
Times: Intermittent for 1hr slots between 0800BST and 2130BST.
Location of MULTIPLE jammers:
A. The Little Minch and North Minch northwards from Waternish Point
57-36N 006-38W to Stoer Head 58-14N 005-24W, including Sound of Raasay
and Inner Sound.
B. Within 35 miles of Faraid Head 58-36N 004-46W.
Frequency: A 24 MHz band centred around 1176.45 MHz (GPS L5), 1227.60MHz
(GPS L2) and 1575.42MHz (GPS L1).
Contact Details: In an emergency any vessel may request an abatement of
jamming via VHF through Emergency cease jam via the CG, the Jamming
Station (call sign: Loch Ewe / Cape Wrath GPS Jamming), or by telephone to
Joint Warrior Duty Controller 01436 674321 ext. 4372.
It is stressed that, as in previous exercises, Safety of Life operations
will at all times take precedence over exercise activities.
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