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FCC Attacks GPS Jamming (They Don’t Mean LightSquared)

Now there’s irony for you.

Now there’s irony for you.

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Two weeks after the Federal Communications Commission approves what looks suspiciously like a back-door deal to let LightSquared bracket the GPS L1 band with high-powered terrestrial wireless transmissions, its enforcement bureau unleashes a campaign to eliminate use and sale of devices that jam radio communications including GPS.

I’ll be heading out to the 2011 Munich Satellite Navigation Summit momentarily – join me on March 1-3  as I report from Der Residenz.