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LightSquared tests get underway at Holloman AFB, NM
« on: October 29, 2011, 02:05:12 PM »
Controversial LightSquared begins testing with AF at Holloman AFB to measure effects on L1 GPS

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_generic.jsp?channel=aviationdaily&id=news/avd/2011/10/28/01.xml&headline=Crucial LightSquared Tests Begin In New Mexico

"The FAA has issued a notice to airmen warning of GPS tests being staged between Oct. 24 and Nov. 18 near Alamogordo, N.M. The agency says GPS signals “may be unreliable or unavailable” within a radius of 349 nm at Flight Level 400, decreasing to 185 nm at 50 ft. above ground level."
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