[okgis] {Disarmed} Webinar: LightSquared: What It Means To the GPS Surveying/Mapping Community


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  • From: Shellie Willoughby <shellie.willoughby AT conservation.ok.gov>
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  • Subject: [okgis] {Disarmed} Webinar: LightSquared: What It Means To the GPS Surveying/Mapping Community
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:13:56 +0000
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From: Brenda Fennel [mailto:bfennel AT choctawnation.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:17 AM
To: Shellie Willoughby
Subject: FW: Webinar: LightSquared: What It Means To the GPS Surveying/Mapping Community

 

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Subject: Webinar: LightSquared: What It Means To the GPS Surveying/Mapping Community

 

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GPSWorld Market Insights Webinar Series

 

LightSquared: What It Means To the
GPS Surveying/Mapping Community

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Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT / 5:00 p.m. GMT
Speaker: Eric Gakstatter , Editor, GPS World 's Survey Scene Newsletter and Geospatial Solutions
Platinum Sponsor: Hemisphere GPS
Duration: 60 minutes

Event Description

There's been a lot of discussion about how LightSquared's 4G LTE plans would affect GPS receivers. This webinar will focus specifically on how LightSquared would affect the medium and high-precision GPS user. Specifically, the surveying, mapping, and engineering user community. I will present and discuss actual test results from the Las Vegas test site as well as the New Mexico test site. I will also cover the background of the issue and how it's arrived at the point it is at today, and where it might head in the future. Furthermore, I will discuss how it might affect the non-U.S. GPS user community. The Technical Working Group (TWG) final report to the FCC is due on June 15, 2011. If it's available, I will discuss the contents of the report as well as the latest events of the days leading up to the webinar broadcast date. Finally, I will likely have a GPS design engineer join me for the webinar to offer a technical insight into the issue from an engineer's perspective, specifically addressing LightSquared's statement that "LightSquared and GPS can and will be able to coexist peacefully."

What You'll Learn:

  • Background about LightSquared and how we've arrived in this predicament.

 

  • Discussion about medium and high-precision GPS receiver RF front-end design.

 

  • Effects of LightSquared on medium and high-precision GPS data collected in Las Vegas and New Mexico.

 

  • How LightSquared might affect the non-U.S. GPS user community.

 

Who Should Attend?

 

  • Land Surveying
  • Aerial Surveying
  • Hydrography Exploration
  • Geodesy
  • Photogrammetry/Remote Sensing
  • Construction/Mining/Civil Engineering
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Cartography/Mapmaking
  • Utilities/Public Works
  • Environmental Management
  • High Precision Guidance in Aviation/Military/Government
  • GIS/Mapping

 

Speaker: Eric Gakstatter

Eric Gakstatter

Eric Gakstatter has spent the past 20 plus years in the GPS surveying/mapping industry using many brands of GPS equipment and software. His first ten years in GPS were spent as a product manager and the last nine years as a GPS user and consultant. He is a non-partisan advocate for the GPS user community. He is editor of GPS World's twice-monthly Surveying Scene newsletter and the editor of Geospatial Solutions.

 

 

 

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