GPS

March 20, 2018

Technical Panel: Existing Test Results Are Enough to Decide Ligado Interference Question

An independent technical review ordered by the federal government’s top GPS policy body found that there is sufficient data to assess the risk of using frequencies near the GPS band for a ground-based communications network. Existing test results can also be used to set power limits for other similarly located projects, said a panel of technical specialists. Two tests sponsored by Ligado Networks, however, did not meet minimum criteria for inclusion, the panel said.

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By Inside GNSS
February 15, 2018

The Federal Budget is Confusing, but GPS Appears OK – for Now

Congress is in the midst of a confusing multi-budget-year scramble to fund the government for fiscal year 2018 – which is now nearly half over – while taking into account additional monies made available in a budget deal signed February 9 and keeping an eye on the deficit ballooning from that deal and under the FY19 White House budget submitted February 12.

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By Dee Ann Divis