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House Small Business Committee Ask the FCC to Halt Waiver on LightSquared Proposal

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Committee Members Ask the FCC to Halt Waiver on LightSquared Proposal Until Federal Tests Reveal No GPS Interference “LightSquared’s waiver should not be approved until federal tests reveal there will be no interference and unexpected consequences for small businesses.” Washington,

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LightSquared Video to Debunk Several GPS Interference Myths-Facts or Propaganda?

Yesterday, I published a press release by House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri Rebuts LightSquared Ad in Letter to CEO and another press release where the Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network. In summary, Congressman Petri, House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman, disputes

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Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network

Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2011 – Defense Department officials are raising concerns that a company’s proposed wireless broadband network would cause harmful interference to essential Global Positioning

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House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri Rebuts LightSquared Ad in Letter to CEO

In a letter to the chairman and CEO of a controversial wireless company, House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri (R-WI) sought to set the record straight Thursday following the company’s ad in the Wall Street Journal the day before. LightSquared, a wireless broadband company,

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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Phil Staub of Garmin Explains the Threat to GPS from the LightSquared Broadband Plan

Phil Staub of Garmin explains the threat to GPS from the LightSquared broadband plan. Recorded at AirVenture 2011. This is a good video explaining, in general terms, what the situation is with the GPS vs. LightSquared issue. Watch the Threat

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FCC Chairman Promises to Protect GPS from LightSquared Interference

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski tells reporters that the FCC will not allow interference to GPS from the proposed LightSquared hybrid satellite/terrestrial broadband wireless service. At yesterday’s press conference with reporters after the FCC’s Aug. 9 monthly meeting, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

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Let the FCC Know About the Threat that LightSquared Poses to GPS

HELP SAVE OUR GPS! Please Submit your Comments to the FCC by July 30 Background In January, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) conditionally allowed a company called LightSquared to offer wireless broadband services in radio frequency bands adjacent to those

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