4G Network Poses Threat of GPS “Dead Zones”

Jeff Hecht writing at the New Scientist reports on claims by Garmin engineers that 4G transmissions “will seriously damage GPS reception,” causing massive GPS signal jamming.  Lightsquared, a company planning on building 40,000 new 4G base stations throughout the country, claims that the problem rests with GPS receivers and not the 4G signals.

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