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January 19, 2012
GPS – The DoD’s Profit Center

Why Washington continues to talk about deficits while the country is talking about jobs and foreclosures is kind of a mystery, but let’s…

By Dee Ann Divis


January 13, 2012
New Austerity Squeezes GPS as DoD Tightens Its Belt

Embracing the need for debt-driven discipline, the White House has revised its strategy for the nation’s defense, taking a more fiscally constrained approach…

By Dee Ann Divis


November 16, 2011
LightSquared: Who Pays for GPS Receiver Fixes Yet to be Devised?

With more testing on the horizon and a potentially alarming homeland security report about to be released, LightSquared’s efforts to begin work on…

By Dee Ann Divis


September 8, 2011
Looming Budget Hurricane Could Swamp the GPS Landscape

Budget storms have reappeared on the horizon and the fore¬cast for defense expenditures, including for the GPS program, is grim with a high…

By Dee Ann Divis


July 11, 2011
LightSquared Flunks GPS Interference Tests: What Now?

The gloves have come off now that test results show clearly the probable effects on GPS of LightSquared’s proposed wireless broadband network: widespread,…

By Dee Ann Divis


June 16, 2011
Washington View

Washington View appears in each issue of Inside GNSS. It covers U.S. policy and program issues involving the Global Positioning System and other…

By Dee Ann Divis


June 8, 2011
LightSquared GPS Interference Controversy Headlines National PNT Advisory Board Meeting

The Space-Based PNT National Coordination Office is located in the Dept. of Commerce Hoover Building Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), LightSquared,…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 27, 2011
Congress Moves to Protect GPS Users from LightSquared Interference

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) report on the level of interference between LightSquared’s proposed mobile broadband network and GPS receivers is due in…

By Dee Ann Divis


May 19, 2011
Homeland Security Steps Up to Protect GPS (But Not from LightSquared)

After a long series of fits and starts, the Department of Homeland Security is tackling the issue of interference to the GPS signal….

By Dee Ann Divis


March 21, 2011
Dee Ann Divis

Dee Ann Divis has covered GNSS and the aerospace industry since the early 1990s, writing for GPS World, Geo Info Systems, Jane’s International…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 21, 2011
Can You Hear Us Now?

Most of us who have ever gotten onto an airplane know the drill: when the doors are closed and sealed and the pilots…

By Dee Ann Divis


March 14, 2011
GPS Community Confronts LightSquared Move into L1 Spectrum

The GPS community is seething over a January 26 decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) giving a conditional go ahead to a…

By Dee Ann Divis


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