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Re: GPS suppression



>This military official probably meant to say that the Air Force Space
>Command would now begin to institute "Selective Availability" and "Anti-
>Spoofing". What this means to the civilian GPS user is that the accuracy of
>your hanheld will be reduced from RMS accuracy (about 15 meters) to 100
>meters. This is unless you use Differential GPS (DGPS). The signal is not
>continuously degraded but "selectively" degraded.

This has already been in effect for years. I think the article was an
April Fools.

If GPS is ever turned off entirely for civilians, a *lot* more stuff
will break than just your handheld receivers.

Phil
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