shrug-l: GPS Testing.
C. Henry Depew
sisu26 at nettally.com
Wed Aug 15 18:05:17 EDT 2012
Received the following -
Subject: Coast Guard schedules GPS testing
The Coast Guard said a series of tests to the Global Positioning
System will be conducted at various times between Sunday, August 19th
and Sunday, September 9th that could cause GPS service to be
unreliable or unavailable.
The test is scheduled as follows:
* Aug. 19 to Sept. 9 from 3 to 8 PM, and midnight to 4 AM within
an approximate radius of 60 nautical miles from position 22-49-12N,
* Aug. 19 to Sept. 9 from 8 PM to 4 AM within an approximate
radius of 298 nautical miles from position 22-05-39N, 159-45-11W.
* Aug. 20 to Sept. 9 from midnight to 4 AM within an approximate
radius of 425 nautical miles from position 22-19-23N, 159-58-02W.
During the test periods GPS users are encouraged to report service
outages to the Coast Guard Navigation Center by calling (703)
313-5900 or completing a GPS problem reporting form on the center's
website at www.naveen.uscg.gov
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