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    • Bahamas Chatter: FCC to weaken GPS reliability

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      Bahamas Chatter: FCC to weaken GPS reliability

      FCC to weaken GPS reliability

      Posted: 29 Jul 2020 05:49 AM PDT

      A controversial order by the Federal Communications Commission, which slipped through in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, could threaten the reliability of hundreds of millions of GPS units, according to BoatU.S.

      Read Soundings article for details https://www.soundingsonline.com/news/fcc-flips-the-bird-to-boaters

      Comments from Cruisers (1)

      1. James Crego -  July 31, 2020 - 11:20 am

        Distrusting just about everything I read these days, it comes to no surprise hearing about what the FCC has now incorporated into down grading the GPS signal, all for profit? What affects will this have on our military, overseas flights and lets bring it home, cruising in the Bahamas? Thank goodness for Boat US for their aggressive opposition !

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