PNT Advisory Board presentations now available

November 21, 2017  - By
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Presentations from the 20th meeting of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board (PNTAB), held Nov. 15-16, are now available online at

Ligado Networks was scheduled to appear and present at the meeting, which was held in Redondo Beach, California. Read more about the issues here.

Ligado and its predecessors have sought to install high-powered ground transmitters that have been shown to harm and overwhelm GPS signals and receivers in their general vicinity. The controversy has simmered for at least eight years without resolution.

PNTAB provides independent advice to the U.S. government on GPS-related policy, planning, program management, and funding profiles in relation to the current state of national and international satellite navigation services.

About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.