[aprssig] How The FCC Plans To Destroy GPS - A Simple Explanation

Josh Smith juicewvu at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 17:04:52 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 4:25 PM,  <clayj at nwlink.com> wrote:
> Yeah, this is definitely BPL "dejavu all over again".
> But, as someone on Time-Nuts (where this originated) pointed out - the
> first time the LightSquared (?) folks mess up either a military or
> aviation GPS; the FCC will pull this authorization (and, as Steve says,
> then the attorneys and consultants will get rich(er)).
> In the meantime, there IS something we can do - I wrote all 3 of my
> congresscritters (which is easy these days, just fill out some contact
> information and cut/paste the text) and asked that they look into this.
> So far,only Patty Murray (Sen D WA) has responded; but her response was a
> "legislative inquiry" to the FCC, asking them to respond to me.
> Imagine how annoyed the FCC would get if they got 2 or 3 of these from
> EVERY representative and senator; or even 50% of them!   If they get
> annoyed enough, they MIGHT take a second look.
> Clay

Would you mind posting the contents of the note you sent to your
congressmen/women as I would like to reach out to mine as well and
wouldn't mind shamelessly reusing yours if thats possible.

Josh Smith
email/jabber:  juicewvu at gmail.com
phone:  304.237.9369(c)

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