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Re: [RFI] More on LightSquared

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Subject: Re: [RFI] More on LightSquared
From: "doc@kd4e.com" <doc@kd4e.com>
Reply-to: doc@kd4e.com
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:04:13 -0400
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This has the smell of a smoke-filled Chicago room to it ...

I still want to know how they get those massive land-based
transmitters past the EPA ... sure seems like a *dangerous*
level of RF at *near-microwave* spectrum blasting through
the air.  Could be worse than a flea-powered cellphone ...


> With recent comments on GPS it appears that LightSquared is counting
> on getting that spectrum allocated to it.  Watch out for line wrap.
> http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-24/time-warner-cable-is-said-in-talks-to-use-falcone-s-lightsquared-network.html
>  If it turns out as predicted by GPS manufacturers GPS users
> including APRS may have a major problem.
> 73, Roger (K8RI)


Thanks! & 73, KD4E
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