Tag: Global Positioning System

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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Coalition to Save Our GPS-Uniting to Protect GPS

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is currently facing a potentially serious threat resulting from proposed ground stations that would send ground-based radio signals that may interfere with GPS signals. You can learn more about this issue at SaveOurGPS.org. Coalition to Save

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Trimble Expands Popular Juno GPS Handheld Series with Voice Capability

Professional Land Surveyor News-Trimble Expands Popular Juno GPS Handheld Series with Voice Capability Juno SD Handheld Provides Complete and Compact Solution for Field Workforce Asset Management with 3.5G Voice and Data Capability SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB)

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Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Introduces New Desktop and GPS Handheld Solution for Utility and Smart Grid Asset Maintenance and Inspection

Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Introduces New Desktop and GPS Handheld Solution for Utility and  Smart Grid Asset Maintenance and Inspection SAN DIEGO, July 12, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today a new version of its Trimble® Field Inspector solution

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Trimble to Offer More Acres of Sub-Inch Accuracy with VRS Now Ag Service

Trimble to Offer More Acres of Sub-Inch Accuracy with VRS Now Ag Service SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 24, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of Trimble® VRS Now™ Ag service for farmers in nine U.S. states—Alabama, Colorado, Florida,

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Professional Land Surveyor News: The U.S. Air Force Chose Raytheon To Develop A New Element Of The Global Positioning System (GPS), Called The Advanced Control Segment (OCX), Which Will Improve The Accuracy Of Information From GPS Satellites

The U.S. Air Force chose Raytheon to develop a new element of the Global Positioning System (GPS), called the Advanced Control Segment (OCX), which will improve the accuracy of information from GPS satellites. February 25, 2010 The U.S. Air Force

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Professional Land Surveyor News: New Version of Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System Increases Flexibility and Ease of Operation

New Version of Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System Increases Flexibility and Ease of Operation New Version Offers Faster Switch Between Sensor Configurations and Less Downtime Setting Up Machines SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced its Trimble®

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Coast Guard Announces Publication of Notice of Intention to Terminate the Long Range Aids to Navigation (Loran-C) Signal

Coast Guard announces publication of notice of intention to terminate the Long Range Aids to Navigation (Loran-C) signal WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Director of Prevention Policy announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of plans to cease broadcasting

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Professional Land Surveyor News-The European Commission Awards Major Contracts To Make Galileo Operational Early 2014

Brussels, 7 January 2010 Commission awards major contracts to make Galileo operational early 2014 The European Commission announced today the award of three of the six contracts for the procurement of Galileo’s initial operational capability. The contract for the system

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Trimble Expands EZ-Office Agriculture Software Capabilities for Field and Office

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2009 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the AgGPS® EZ-Office® 2010 software suite of products designed to help farmers easily map and manage field data, providing seamless field-to-office information management. EZ-View, EZ-Office and EZ-Office Pro focus

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We’ve Got the GPS Blues

Here are two news stories from yesterday and today concerning GPS that I think you might find interesting. First, in yesterday’s news. Some GPS devices unable to acquire satellite signal It is being reported today that certain GPS devices stopped

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Could Worldwide GPS Die in 2010?

Houston, we have a problem….. For over a month now there has been some chatter regarding the stability and reliability of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites and now there is a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) with

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