Threat to GPS, NextGen seen in FCC proposal

AOPA is urging the Federal Communications Commission not to allow any expanded use of radio spectrum for mobile-satellite services (MSS) that could interfere with GPS and undermine the Next Generation air transportation system. “Due to the extensive reliance on GPS by the general aviation community, any interference source is perceived as a safety threat,” said AOPA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Melissa Rudinger. AOPA Online.

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