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Global Positioning System

GPS: Solar Flares and Jamming

BBC Radio 4 describes how easy it is to jam GPS and that even solar flares can affect the navigation system. Among those interviewed in the show is Professor Catherine Mitchell of

Global Positioning System

Introduction to GPS

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM 1. Introduction The NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based radio positioning and time – transfer system designed, financed, deployed and operated by US Department of