Newsletter for Congressional Staff
2011 Issues

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December 2011

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Congress Cuts Over $60M from Civil GPS Modernization, Augmentation Programs

Minibus Act Includes LightSquared-Related Reporting Requirement

Second Round of GPS Interference Tests Now Complete, Report Pending

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Case Involving GPS Tracking and Privacy Rights

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November 2011

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Small Business Committee Highlights Interference Concerns of Commercial GPS Users

Next Round of LightSquared Testing Now Under Way

FCC Cracks Down on Sales of Illegal GPS Jamming Devices

GPS.gov: A One-Stop GPS Resource for Hill Staff

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October 2011

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Senate Appropriators Recommend $64M Cut to GPS Modernization Program

Civil GPS Line Items in Jeopardy Under Current FY 2012 Funding Bills

GPS Receives Accolade for Global Benefits to Humanity

Congress to Hold Fourth LightSquared-GPS Hearing

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September 2011

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FCC Tells Congress More Testing Needed on LightSquared Interference to GPS Users

Science Committee Highlights GPS Interference Concerns of Scientific and High-Precision Users

Application Spotlight: Hurricane Forecasting

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Late July 2011

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Air Force Successfully Launches Second GPS IIF Satellite into Orbit

CJS Approps Bill Addresses LightSquared-GPS Interference

Hearings Scheduled on LightSquared Interference to GPS

GPS Privacy Issues Draw Congressional, Judicial Attention

Application Spotlight: Combating Wildfires

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Early July 2011

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LightSquared Requests FCC Approval to Proceed with Modified Spectrum Plan

Legislation Addresses LightSquared Interference Issue

Senate Authorizers Cut $40M from GPS Program

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Late June 2011

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Appropriators Slash $98M from GPS III Program, Add $40M to GPS Block IIF

Hearing Highlights GPS Interference Threat from LightSquared Network

LightSquared Test Results Delayed to July 1

Energy and Commerce Members Weigh In on LightSquared Interference Concern

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Early June 2011

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Government Study Confirms GPS Interference from LightSquared Wireless Network

Defense Authorization Language Requires LightSquared-GPS Interference Resolution

Members of Congress Issue Multiple Letters to FCC Calling for Protection of GPS

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May 2011

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House Version of Defense Authorization Bill Includes Full Funding for GPS Program

Defense Bill Highlights GPS Interference Concerns

Report Addresses GPS Vulnerability to Space Weather

Supreme Court Asked to Review GPS Surveillance

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April 2011

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Final FY 2011 Spending Bill Funds Air Force GPS Program at $1.032 Billion

Senators Call for Protection of GPS from Interference by LightSquared Broadband Network

LightSquared Interference Testing Ongoing

Introducing the New, Improved GPS.gov Website

GPS Data Shows Planetary Shift from Earthquake

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March 2011

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Studies Under Way on Potential GPS Interference from Broadband Wireless System

President's FY 2012 Budget Includes GPS Funding

Did You Know? GPS Jamming Is Illegal

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January 2011

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Wireless Communications Proposal Poses Interference Risk to GPS Users

Continuing Resolution Leaves GPS Funding in Limbo

Defense Authorization Act Requires Military GPS User Equipment Modernization

Application Spotlight: Snow Removal

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