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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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LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS

LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS

LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS There are, some say, two sides to every story….  I say, sometimes one side is even correct. Often, the real question is not the correctness of  each combatant, but rather: Who

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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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LightSquared – Part Two Video on The Communicators

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On The Communicators, the second part of our look at LightSquared, a company building a national wireless broadband network. Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) of the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee and Jim Kirkland, founding member of the Coalition to

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LightSquared CEO on The Communicators

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On a special hour-long The Communicators, Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO of LightSquared, discusses the company’s effort to build a $14 billion high-speed wireless network and concerns that its network might interfere with GPS global positioning equipment, including some used by the

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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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Javad GNNS Announces LightSquared Compensation and Integration

Javad GNSS Forward Looking or Industry Shill? Javad GNSS, Inc. has announced that its GPS receivers can now compensate for and integrate with the controversial LightSquared network. As has been widely reported, the LightSquared network will emit radio interference which

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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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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 18, 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-18 USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection Now Online Sokkia Releases NET-AX Series of Automated Total Stations for 3D Monitoring LightSquared Video to Debunk Several GPS Interference Myths-Facts

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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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Testing Shows GPS Interference From Proposed LightSquared Network

Various reports about recent testing performed to decide whether the proposed LightSquared Network will broadcast harmful interference to GPS say that, in fact, there will be a significant disruption to the GPS system. This potential threat to GPS, that much of

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