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RE: LF: Forthcoming GPS jamming exercises

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Subject: RE: LF: Forthcoming GPS jamming exercises
From: "Michael Probert GW4HXO" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 12:18:29 +0100
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Hello Finbar,

 Maybe Mal has a point?  Seems a bit odd that the MOD are going to jam an
important service for a couple of hours.  Can you imagine it they jammed TV
for a day or two, would be nice!

Best regards


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of mal hamilton
Sent: 10 July 2009 11:19
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: LF: Forthcoming GPS jamming exercises

Like I said when the big BANG comes the Appliance operator and his data 
gadgets will be rendered useless, whereas a Radio Amateur with his 2 valved 
RX/TX, a morse key, a piece of wire for antenna and a pedal powered power 
source will communicate on.
We all managed to commumicate and navigate this past 100 years without these

gadgets, unfortunately today the majority seem to be totally dependant on 
computers and associated data devices. These gadgets are handy but make a 
person LAZY and forgetful about how to write and operate CW as a tool to 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Pick" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 8:11 AM
Subject: Re: LF: Forthcoming GPS jamming exercises

Perhaps we should encourage a Loran jamming excercise to prove that it
isn't the un-jammable marvel that its cracked up to be?


Dave G3YXM

2009/7/9 Dave G3WCB <[email protected]>:
> Hmmm... I can only see an electricity substation at that exact
> location...the source will probably on Henley's Down or somewhere similar.
> It'll mess-up any GPS-disciplined beacons (LF or Microwave)for a few 
> hours!
> 73, Dave G3WCB IO91RM
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Andy Talbot
> Sent: 08 July 2009 22:36
> To: [email protected]; [email protected];
> [email protected]
> Subject: LF: Fwd: Fw: Ofcom Update: Date Correction - Forthcoming GPS
> jamming exercises
> The Lat/Long converts to:
> Loc. JO00FV41
> NGR TQ723122
> Andy
> --- On Wed, 8/7/09, Updates <[email protected]> wrote:
> From: Updates <[email protected]>
> Subject: Ofcom Update: Date Correction - Forthcoming GPS jamming exercises
> To:
> Date: Wednesday, 8 July, 2009, 11:14 AM
> The MoD has informed Ofcom of the following GPS jamming exercise:
> Dates: 14th and 15th October 2009.
> Times: Maximum of two hours between the times of 08:00-12:00 and
> 13:30?15:30 each day.
> Location: Within 1km of N50° 53.0? and E000° 27.0? (Bexhill, East Sussex).
> Contact: Trial Manager (during the trial) on 07776 484226.

G3YXM IO92BK Birmingham UK


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