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December 2012

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Congress Finalizes FY 2013 Defense Authorization with Guidance for GPS Program

House Committee Holds Hearing on Receivers and the Spectrum Crunch

New Director for PNT Coordination Office

Newest GPS Satellite Now Operational

Application Spotlight: Navigating Arlington Cemetery

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October 2012

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Air Force Successfully Launches Third GPS IIF Satellite into Orbit

House Energy and Commerce Committee Presses FCC on LightSquared Decision

GAO Report: Aerial Drones Susceptible to GPS Jamming and Spoofing

Senator Schumer Calls for National GPS Standards for Commercial Trucks

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August 2012

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Senate Appropriators Pass FY 2013 Defense Spending Bill with GPS Program Funding

House Homeland Security Committee Analyzes GPS Spoofing of Aerial Drones

Application Spotlight: 4-H Use of GPS Technology

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July 2012

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Civil GPS Funding Line Faces Major Cuts in Transportation Appropriations Bill

Senate Authorizers Provide Guidance for GPS Program

Congressmen Express Support for GPS Program at Educational Event on Capitol Hill

Application Spotlight: SpaceX Mission to ISS

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May 2012

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House Appropriators Cut Nearly $50M from FY 2013 GPS Program Budget Request

Authorizers Provide Funding Guidance for GPS Program

New Reporting Requirements Proposed

PNT Office to Exhibit at May 31 Hill Event on GPS Modernization

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March 2012

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President's FY 2013 Budget Request Includes $1.26B for Air Force GPS Program

DOT Requests $40M for Civil GPS Requirements

Sen. Roberts Touts GPS at Kansas Museum Exhibit

GPS Users Largely Unaffected By Most Recent Solar Storm

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February 2012

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FCC Indefinitely Suspends LightSquared’s Nationwide "4G" Broadband Plan

Aviation Subcommittee Hearing Highlights Need to Protect GPS Spectrum

Supreme Court Rules Against Warrantless GPS Tracking

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January 2012

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Congress Sets Final FY 2012 DoD Funding Levels for GPS Program

Signed Legislation Highlights Concerns Over LightSquared-GPS Interference

Federal Officials: LightSquared's Plans Would Cause Harmful Interference to Many GPS Receivers

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