[time-nuts] "The GPS navigation is the weakest point,"

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Thu Dec 15 23:37:09 EST 2011

Hi Joe:

The new L5 GPS frequency is to prevent that.  But it's not yet operational.

Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke

Joe Leikhim wrote:
> Arriving this week, IEEE Magazine this months issue has an article about pilot-less commercial airliners, comparing 
> the UAV drone technology as being readily available to fly paying passengers from here to there. Coincidentally the 
> table of contents page depicts a drone which appears to be this very same "Beast of Kandahar" taking off! I look 
> forward to the future letters column. I for one would not trust a pilot-less plane to transport me knowing that a 
> terrorist need only to jam or spoof the GPS constellation, and bring down hundreds of planes. Heck, the proposed 
> LightSquared system could bring the planes down.

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