Tacos Digest, Vol 117, Issue 36

Chip Fetrow tacos at fetrow.org
Sat Nov 24 00:51:31 CST 2012

Um, it isn't the interference to the ham bands that is the issue.

It is the fact that if Light Squared goes full blast on their  
satellite bands on terrestrial transmitters, GPS receivers will no  
longer work.

This is kind of important.

Who cares about the ham bands if the GPS in your car stops working?


On Nov 22, 2012, at 1:00 PM, tacos-request at amrad.org wrote:

> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 13:15:22 -0500
> From: Mike O'Dell <mo at 131.ccr.org>
> where is the next Ham allocation above L-band (1.2GHz)?
> 2.4GHz? that will work *great*!
> all the 3.5 is licensed or DoD
> 5.8? propagation sucks for mobile applications
> all the 800-900 is gone,
> as is the 1.8 and 1.9,
> and most of the 700
> the simple fact is they are well and truly screwed
> resulting from a catastrophic lack of RF Clue,
> the result of which is massive installments on
> The Stupid Tax.
> "Physics doesn't give a crap about your law degree."
> 	 -mo

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