[time-nuts] Lightsquared's latest PR

J. Forster jfor at quikus.com
Thu Oct 13 18:04:58 EDT 2011


Get the FCC to deny Lightsquared the spectrum for terrestrial use by
getting the L^2 advocates out of the FCC.

Talk the ears off any pol up for re-election next year, and if they are
not really interested, talk to his opponent. Convince them that the GPS
fiasco will make Solyndra look like pocket change.

YMMV,

-John

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> Lightsquared wants GPS users to pay to fix their own problems! They are
> trying to get part of the phone industry behind them with the prospect of
> making more $$$ and to push the small group of "precision GPS users" to
> pay
> for their own fixes.
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> "The GPS industry has long relied on equipment that relies on spectrum
> which
> bleeds into the spectrum that LightSquared plans to use for its network.
> While the industry had been warned of its potential use, the GPS companies
> opted not to change the design of their devices or shield them against
> potential interference.
>
> Boulben said that the GPS industry's stance has steadily changed over the
> past few months, from outright denial of LightSquared's right to exist to
> refusing to pay for the new components. He added he believes that the GPS
> companies will eventually change their minds and come to an agreement.
>
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>
> Read more:
> <http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-12261_7-20119551-10356022/lightsquareds-gps-fi
> x-could-cost-industry-$400m/#ixzz1ah3RygUW>
> http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-12261_7-20119551-10356022/lightsquareds-gps-fix
> -could-cost-industry-$400m/#ixzz1ah3RygUW "
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> I feel setup by this positioning and I'm sure most others on this list
> will
> also feel that way. How do we organize enough to exert some political
> pressure? Notwithstanding the impact of obsolescing the GPS in my car (not
> replacable) so they can make some money.
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> Demian Martin
>
> Product Design Services
>
> 784 Cary Drive
>
> San Leandro, CA 94577
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> demianm_1 at yahoo.com
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> 209 613 6990
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