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[aprssig] GPS interference?

david vanhorn kc6ete at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 00:48:49 UTC 2011

I have a suspiciously low number of reports in the federal heights area,
but other than that it looks ok.
This is an old Trimble yellow thing, not Earthmate, but similar.  Needed a
mod to run from 12V and has to hear "ASTRAL" before it will work.

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:39 PM, david vanhorn <kc6ete at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting..  I can check my tracks.  I get thru Denver pretty often.
> You know it's all our fault for using their spectrum for all these years,
> right? (wink wink wink)
> BTW: I'd like to meet you in person one of these days..  :)
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Earl Needham <earl.kd5xb at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Anybody know if Lightsquared is testing in Colorado?
>> Last night, while driving the 18-wheeler up I25, my old Garmin GPS-V (for
>> APRS) lost the sats 6 or 8 times -- in Trinidad, Pueblo, and Denver.  I
>> first thought my GPS-V was dieing of old age -- but then I noticed the
>> truck computer was losing the GPS signal at the same time. My Dezl 560LMT
>> didn't seem to be affected.
>> I called my company this morning and they told me that some of our
>> drivers had reported similar problems in the Southeast.
>> Anybody know what's going on?
>> Thanks,
>> Earl
>> KD5XB -- Earl Needham http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs Quoting from
>> the Coast Guard: ZUT Posted via Blackberry
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