Military exercise Jamming GPS 5-16th Oct NW Scotland

Pumpy Oct 2, 2015

  1. Pumpy

    Pumpy Well-Known Member I am in england

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    Don't rely on GPS if near Faraid Head and Loch Ewe in NW Scotland 5-16th Oct :icon-wink:

    GPS trackers will be jammed at popular hiking spots during a major Nato exercise involving the Army, Royal Navy and the RAF.

    The military will block satellite signals at Faraid Head and Loch Ewe between October 5 and October 16 during Operation Joint Warrior.

    Mountaineering Council of Scotland chief officer David Gibson warned hikers to be aware of the jamming and cautioned against relying on GPS.

    forum won't let me post a link, google news will find it.
     
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