About | Contact | SUBMIT PRESS | Advertise | FAQ
Newsletters | Twitter |
HomeNewsArticlesExpertsDataJobsEDULBSEVENTSDIRBLOGSocialGeoJobs
Software | Webmaps | Submit Press | Utilities | Geo BIZ | iOS | Social Media | LBS | Webinars | LiDAR | Cloud  
advertisement

Top Geo News
Put Your News here! 
 


Russia and NATO Canada take to Twitter to redraw Russia / Ukraine Boundaries on a Map

Got news? TELL US...
submit press to GISuser

Social Connect




GISuser Sponsor


Recent Site Additions
GISuser Sponsor

GISuser Videos


See also SpatialVideos Youtube

GISuser Sponsor


Home arrow News arrow GIS Education / Events arrow Surveyors and LightSquared: A Special Industry Forum at Survey Summit     

HOT JOB
post a GIS job * THE NEW GEOJOBS.BIZ!!! *  NEW CAREERS at Esri
See THOUSANDS of jobs on GeoJobs.Biz
Submit News/tips to press @gisuser.com
Surveyors and LightSquared: A Special Industry Forum at Survey Summit PDF Print E-mail
Written by @gletham   
09 June 2011

Surveyors and LightSquared – Precision GPS in Jeopardy – A topic of particular interest will be explored in depth at this year’s ACSM Annual Conference & Esri Survey Summit (July 7-12, 2001, San Diego, CA)

The LightSquared issue and its threat on precision GPS.We’ve heard directly from Brent Jones, Land Administration Industry Manager with Esri. Jones shares with us what attendees of the Summit can expect, in particular, a special forum of industry leaders who will discuss the LightSquared issue.

This is a serious issue.  LightSquared proposed a nationwide network of broadband transmitters that will be broadcasting radio signals very close to the L frequencies used by GPS.  In fact, their transmission will be over one billion times stronger in electromagnetic energy than precision GPS receivers are designed to receive.  Current independent tests demonstrate that the deployment of the LightSquared network will destroy the ability of surveyors and other high-precision users to use GPS.

Peter Large, Vice President of Trimble and SaveOurGPS.org, along with Jeff Carlisle, Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at Light Squared will deliver each perspective on this issue at the Survey Summit and be available for questions.  Along with their presentations, you are invited to attend a special forum with industry leaders from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), American Congress on Survey and Mapping (ACSM), GPS World, GPS Manufactures, SaveOurGPS.org, and LightSquared.  This is your chance to hear first-hand the details of the threat to GPS and learn what you can do about it.

 

 
< Prev   Next >

 Did you enjoy this article/news and want to stay informed? 
Click to subscribe to the 2X A Week GISuser Today E-Newsletter


Submit Your GIS/Geo News/PR


blog comments powered by Disqus
Geo EDU Tip
To GISP or Not? What Does It Mean To You? 
HOT Devices
Video - Trimble Positions and the Geo Explorer 6000 XH
Social Media Tips
10 Map Services Your Business MUST Be Listed in
 
Featured Events
  • FOSS4G 2014 - Put on by OSGeo, FOSS4G is the international gathering of open source and geospatial tribes. Join us in Portland, Oregon, USA, Sept 8th-12th
  • Trimble Dimmensions - Trimble Dimensions User Conference is the premier event of the year for professionals wishing to stay on top of the most current information on a wide range of technologies. This educational, networking and hands-on training conference provides insight into how you can achieve greater success in your workplace. Nov 3-5, Las Vegas, NV.
  • InterGeo 2014 - INTERGEO is the world's leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With over half a million event website users and over 16,000 visitors from 92 countries at INTERGEO itself, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue around the world - Oct 7-9, 2014, Berlin

 List Your Event Here 

THE GISuser Newsletter

See Recent edition
newsletter

subscribe GISuser

We won't share your address!
Sponsor


Popular Stuff!


GISuser Site Sponsor


Partner Sites

lidar news
lbszone.com

amerisurv

symbianone

geojobs Geo jobs

geoLearn

A Spatial Media LLC property



Spatial Media, LLC ©2003 - 2013 All rights reserved / Privacy Statement