[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.

Ron


-- 

(PS - If you email me and don't get a quick response, don't be concerned.
I get about 300 emails per day from alternate energy mailing lists and
such.  I don't always see new messages very quickly.  If you need a
reply and have not heard from me in 1 - 2 weeks, send your message again.)

Ron Frazier
timekeepingdude AT c3energy.com



More information about the questions mailing list