Wednesday, February 22, 2012

GPS Jammer Crackdown Begins

UK - The illegal use of Global Positioning System (GPS) jammers in the UK has been revealed in a groundbreaking study. 

GPS jammers are believed to be mostly used by people driving vehicles fitted with tracking devices in order to mask their whereabouts. In one location the Sentinel study recorded more than 60 GPS jamming incidents in six months...

In 2009 Newark Airport in the US found some of its GPS based systems were suffering repeated interference. The problem was eventually traced back to a truck driver using a GPS jammer. (more

How easy is it to purchase GPS jammers? (jammers)
FutureWatch: Expect the crackdown to expand.