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LightSquared Backer Falcone Charged By SEC With Securities Fraud

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This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed fraud charges against LightSquared backer Philip Falcone and his advisory firm, Harbinger Capital Partners LLC. The hedge fund owns most of the troubled LightSquared. Philip A. Falcone and Harbinger Charged with

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 4

Eric D. Colburn Professional Land Surveyor Revivalist & Adviser

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:13 — 45.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe Professional Land Surveyor Podcast (PLSP) Shownotes – Episode 4

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LightSquared Bankruptcy Now A Possible Option For Investor Phil Falcone

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Phil Falcone, who invested around $3 billion in LightSqaured through his hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, is now considering placing the troubled broadband wireless company in bankruptcy.

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Professional Land Surveyor Premium Post Updates

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Professional Land Surveyor Premium Post Updates I was just updating the Premium Membership Specials page by adding a list of all the Premium Posts I’ve published to date. I did not realize that they now add up to over 40

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup February 19, 2012

Land Surveying 911

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Hemisphere GPS and Carlson Software Establish Strategic Alliance Announcing New Land Surveying 911 Series for Professional and Business Solutions Eric D. Colburn, PLS Now Offering Virtual Consultation Services With Easy Online Appointment Scheduling Extract AutoCAD

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup February 12, 2012

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Congress Told LightSquared Network Would Cripple GPS Air Traffic Navigation System William J. Beitler, PLS Named Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors’ (PSLS) Surveyor of the Year Topcon Precision Ag TV Spot Video New Rugged Trimble

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Congress Told LightSquared Network Would Cripple GPS Air Traffic Navigation System

Chairman Thomas Petri's Opening Statement at GPS Hearing

THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION HEARING EXAMINES GPS USE IN AVIATION INDUSTRY On Wednesday, February 8, The Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to review of issues associated with protecting and improving our nation’s aviation satellite-based global positioning system infrastructure. Here’s are

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup February 5, 2012

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup February 5, 2012 LightSquared Causes Falcone’s Harbinger Hedge Fund 47% Loss in 2011 Trimble MX8: Inside Look Video Create AutoCAD Civil 3D Parcels From Objects Video National Museum of Surveying:

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LightSquared Causes Falcone’s Harbinger Hedge Fund 47% Loss in 2011

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Falcone’s Harbinger Hedge Fund Lost 47% in 2011

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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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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup January 1, 2012

Happy New Year 2012!

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: ArcGIS Online Overview Video Video-Has The Land Surveying Industry Let You Down? Carlson Takeoff R5 Speeds Up Converting PDF Files & Much More Trimble’s Kirkland to Discuss LightSquared Issue in MAPPS Winter Meeting Keynote Address

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Trimble’s Kirkland to Discuss LightSquared Issue in MAPPS Winter Meeting Keynote Address

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Trimble’s Kirkland to Discuss LightSquared Issue in MAPPS Winter Meeting Keynote Address MAPPS (www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced that Jim Kirkland, vice president and general counsel of Trimble and a leader in the effort

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup December 25, 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup December 25, 2011 Video Overview of AutoCAD Civil 3D CHC Introduces New Cost-Effective GNSS X900 Receiver Carlson Survey 2012 Embedded AutoCAD Now Available New Outlook Report Forecasts Rise in Investment

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup December 18, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS Third Win for Kappa Mapping at National Geospatial Excellence Awards Program NSPS Announces the Latest Certified Survey Technicians (CST) from Cycle III 2011 Gatewing Introduces Stretchout

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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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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 November 6, 2011

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