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LightSquared Lets Loose Lowly Yowl of Government Bias, Collusion, and Conspiracy Theories

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LightSquared Lets Loose Lowly Yowl of Government Bias, Collusion, and Conspiracy Theories Today, LightSquared latest a press release, Government Committee’s Refusal to Continue Testing Highlights Systemic Pattern of Bias and Collusion, decries its perceived treatment by the Federal Government, particularly by

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More Bad News for LightSquared From Sprint and President Obama

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The Bad, The Ugly and The LightScrewed News from around the web today was not good for LightSquared. Earlier this week, I wrote Sprint Grants LightSquared 30 More Days for FCC Approval, Has Another Wheel Fallen Off LightSquared’s Wagon?, and today

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Sprint Grants LightSquared 30 More Days for FCC Approval, Has Another Wheel Fallen Off LightSquared’s Wagon?

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Has Another Wheel Fallen Off LightSquared’s Wagon? Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint, who last year had signed a 15-year agreement with LightSquared to help that company build its proposed 4G LTE network, has given LightSquared a 30-day

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Response to LightSquared Briefing Held Today on GPS Testing

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Response to LightSquared Briefing Held Today on GPS Testing The following statement in response to a briefing held today by LightSquared can be attributed to Jim Kirkland, Vice President and General Counsel of Trimble, a founding member of the Coalition to

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup November 13, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-13 Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company Leica Viva – SmartWorx Viva – Image Notes Video Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup November 6, 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-06 New TigerSupplies Showroom for High-Quality Architectural, Engineering and Survey Equipment Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites House Small Business Committee Ask the FCC to

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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 Shows Filtering Technology

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RESTON, Va. – October 13, 2011 – LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, has collaborated with several high-tech companies to develop solutions to the GPS interference issue. Despite

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Senator Chuck Grassley Continues to Pursue Information on LightSquared, Agency Interaction

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WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa continues to seek answers regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its dealings with the firm, LightSquared. This week, Grassley wrote separate letters to the top investor in and the chief executive of

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LightSquared in the News Roundup

Here’s a roundup of LightSquared related news links recently posted on Ericcolburn.com, The Professional Land Surveyor Source: LightSquared in the News Republicans Ask White House for Records of Falcone Contacts – Bloomberg LightSquared Promises Tech Fix To ‘Save’ GPS |

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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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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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Office Of Space Commercialization – Satellite Navigation

Check out the following information from the Office of Space Commercialization, on it’s Satellite Navigation page. There are a lot of good links and information about satellite GPS navigation. The use of satellites for positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) has

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