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    Re: Is this quite the thing or not?
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2002 Nov 5, 22:45 -0500

    I am pretty sure that I read about this in the Institute of Navigation's
    Newsletter a few years back:
    A small, portable 4-watt jammer, displayed at a Russian Air Show in August
    1997, was able to take out civil signals over a 200 km range.
    Repent ye sinners! Do not forsake thine faithful and reliable sextant and
    compass for the painted temptress GPS. She leads you down the path of
    Robert Eno
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Jared Sherman 
    Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 10:10 PM
    Subject: Re: Is this quite the thing or not?
    > Dan-
    >  I had read something nearly two years ago concerning the use of GPS for
    airfcraft navigation, and the "fact" that a GPS blocker could be readily
    built. Apparently it is a real concern--but since it would be an active
    radio transmitter, I would think it could be located and neutralized in
    reasonably short order.

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