Transportation Department to Hold GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility Workshop

August 15, 2014  - By
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The U.S. Department of Transportation is holding a “GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment Workshop” on September 18, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Registration for the workshop is required, and closes September 4. The general public can either attend in person or via WebEx.

The workshop is being held to discuss implementation of a GPS Adjacent Band Compatibility Assessment. Discussion will focus on the various implementation steps of the assessment, including development of GPS receiver use cases, identification of representative GPS receivers, and development of a test and analysis program. “In particular, emphasis will be placed on the information needed from GPS receiver and antenna manufacturers, and the logistics of procuring and handling that information to safeguard manufacturer proprietary data,” according to the Federal Register.

The sponsoring agency is the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Department of Transportation.

To register, send the following information to

• Name
• Organization
• Telephone number
• Mailing and email addresses
• Attendance method (WebEx or on site)
• Country of citizenship

The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Transportation, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. ID is required to enter the building.

For more details, see the Federal Register notice.