Daily Memo: Ligado Ruckus Sharpens Focus On GPS Alternatives

U.S. Coast Guard personnel gathered to watch the termination of service at the Loran-C station in Middletown, California, on Feb. 8, 2010.
Credit: U.S. Coast Guard
Weeks before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) delivered its surprise decision to grant Ligado Networks access to L-band spectrum to build a 5G network—igniting protest over its potential to interfere with GPS reception—the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) held a demonstration of...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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