[time-nuts] LightSquared on FOX
J. L. Trantham
jltran at att.net
Mon Sep 19 21:34:02 UTC 2011
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Behalf Of Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2011 3:47 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] LightSquared on FOX
My Cessna has a Apollo 2001 GPS receiver which was upgraded to a TSO C129
GPS Sensor around the turn of the century. It is likely this unit,
was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (TSO) will not
signals from LightSquared's proposed cell phone network. It will take
to $20,000 to replace this unit with a "LightSquared resistant" unit
become available in several years. Do you think LightSquared will cut
$20,000 check to cover the costs, not to mention downtime?
On 09/19/2011 11:59 AM, Bruce Lane wrote:
> The channel didn't earn its multiple nicknames of, among others,
> "Faux News" or "Fox Noise" for nothing. ;-)
> Keep the peace(es).
> *********** REPLY SEPARATOR ***********
> On 19-Sep-11 at 11:32 J. Forster wrote:
>> Phillip Falcone was just on FOX News Channel being grilled.
>> To hear him tell it GPS interferance is all a political campaign by
>> the GPS industry. He said that LightSquared has set aside $60M for
>> interferance issues.
>> Somehow, that seems pitifully inadequate.
>> First LORAN-C
>> Now GPS
>> WWV and WWVB next?
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