NOAA – GPS Affected by Solar Radio Bursts

Monday, April 09, 2007
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said that solar radio bursts can have a serious impact on the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other communication technologies. A solar flare on December 6, 2006 caused a huge number of receivers to stop tracking the GPS signal. Source: HK Law

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