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January 18, 2016
Redacted DHS Report Details Privacy Jammer Risks

Small GPS jammers, particularly the “personal privacy devices” readily available on the Internet, pose one of the greatest risks to the nation’s critical…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 7, 2015
New Fiscal Year Begins with Unfinished GPS Business

Most folks look to a new year as an opportunity for fresh starts and new projects. For the GPS community, however, the October…

By Dee Ann Divis


July 20, 2015
Officials Delay First GNSS Authorization Request; Light-Squared Tries to Leverage Issue

The U.S. stance on satellite navigation has long supported international cooperation and a degree of interoperability. In 2010 the Obama administration even adopted…

By Dee Ann Divis


June 16, 2015
Inside GNSS Columnist Gathers Another D.C. Correspondent Award

Dee Ann Divis, an Inside GNSS contributing editor who writes the magazine’s Washington View column, continues to garner journalistic awards. On June 9…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 20, 2015
Same Issues, Fierce Debate as LightSquared Bankruptcy Ends; GPS Spectrum Battle Reappears

After three years in Chapter 11, the company whose planned wireless broadband system threatened to overload GPS receivers across the United States is…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 22, 2015
U.S. DoT Seeks Comments on eLoran Backup to GPS

The Federal Register will publish on Monday (March 23, 2015) a solicitation for public comment regarding “potential plans” by the U.S. government to…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 14, 2015
U.S. Nears eLoran Decision with Broad International Implications

Prof. David Last The U.S. government appears to be closing in on a decision about whether to revive plans for an enhanced Loran…

By Dee Ann Divis


January 18, 2015
The Party Crashers

These days getting the United States, Russia, China, and Europe to agree on a common policy seems to be an increasingly rare event….

By Dee Ann Divis


January 16, 2015
FCC Raises Questions about U.S. Access to Non-GPS GNSS

No reality show contestant ever neared the finish line without the producers serving up another challenge. And so it is for would-be multi-GNSS…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 17, 2014
Higher Aspirations for GNSS

GPS Space Service Volume (SSV) Requirements/Performance Parameters New space missions such as the robotic repair and recovery of damaged or errant communication satellites…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 24, 2014
OCX Program Restructured, Delayed Again

Editor’s Note: An exclusive interview with Gen. Hyten is available here with more details. Details are emerging about another restructuring of the contract…

By Dee Ann Divis


July 27, 2014
The Next Big Mac

Here’s the coolest “technology-meets-ingenuity-meets-sustainable-economics” story that I’ve heard in a long time: the International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 (ISEE-3) Reboot Project, a crowd-funded rescue mission…

By Dee Ann Divis


July 21, 2014
New Leaders at the GPS Helm

Washington, D.C., has a peculiarity of seasons. While most of the world marks the shifts between winter and spring, summer and autumn, the…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 6, 2014
DoD Condenses Acquisition Strategy to Speed M-Code Units

A shift in the Air Force’s acquisition plan should shave a year off the time needed to finish development of new M-code–equipped receivers…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 23, 2014
GPS Modernization Stalls

With the optimism of college-bound seniors touring the Ivy League, GPS managers have been weighing options to dramatically change the GPS constellation. Now,…

By Dee Ann Divis