[ntp:questions] ANN: UK GPS Jamming update

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Wed Mar 28 15:26:23 UTC 2012


> 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 



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