[time-nuts] BBC TV program "Click" has material about GPS jammingand e Loran

Alan Melia alan.melia at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 1 13:23:10 EDT 2014

The politics of this system are a bit dubious as are the claims on accuracy 
and freedon from jamming. But it does give us another off-air frequency 


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From: "Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd)" 
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Subject: [time-nuts] BBC TV program "Click" has material about GPS 
jammingand e Loran

> "Click" is a short TV program produced by the BBC about tech related 
> things.
> Anyway, the issue I see today (1/11/2014)
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p21jv
> had a bit about GPS failure, GPS jamming, and use of eLORAN as a backup.
> *Hopefully* you can see it on the BBC iPlayer if interested, although
> I am not sure if those outside the UK can see it - you might need to
> use a proxy server in the UK, since I have no idea if they block
> access based on IP.
> Also more on the BBC in the last 24 hours or so about this.
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29758872
> Dr. David Kirkby Ph.D CEng MIET
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