The following is taken from a recent BoatUS Alert mailing that many of you may have already received. For the complete message from the Boat US Government Affairs web pages, go to: http://www.boatus.com/gov/fed_alert.asp
Last summer boaters sent a clear message to the Federal Communications Commission – “Don’t Mess with GPS!" As you may remember, a private company, LightSquared, received preliminary FCC approval to offer a new cellular broadband service. Tests showed this service could significantly interfere with GPS signals.