Air Force Adds Navigation Data to Modernized Civil GPS Signals

On April 28, 2014, the Air Force began broadcasting civil navigation (CNAV) messages on all operational GPS satellites capable of transmitting the L2C and L5 signals. L2C and L5 are the first of several new civil capabilities being added to

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Public Notice on Continued Support for Semi-Codeless GPS Access Through 2020

On September 23, 2008, the Department of Defense issued a final notice committing to continue supporting codeless/semi-codeless access to the military GPS P(Y) code signals through December 31, 2020. View notice at federalregister.gov The Department of Commerce played a key

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GPS World Interview on Semi-Codeless GPS Transition Plan

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The July 2008 edition of GPS World magazine features an interview with Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization. In it, he discusses the government’s plan to transition the users of semi-codeless GPS technology to new equipment utilizing the

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Request for Public Comments on Semi-Codeless Access to GPS

On May 16, 2008, the Office of Space Commercialization published a notice in the Federal Register requesting public comments on the U.S. government’s plan to phase out codeless and semi-codeless access to GPS by December 31, 2020. The government seeks

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Presentation from Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2007

The Office of Space Commercialization prepared a presentation on the “U.S. Government Role in Fostering Commercial GNSS Applications” for the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2007. David Turner of the State Department delivered the presentation on behalf of the Office. The

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Presentation on Economic Benefits of GPS L2C Signal

Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization was a featured speaker at the September 25 meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) in Fort Worth, Texas. His presentation summarized the results of Irv Leveson’s recently published economic

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Remarks from WSBR Continuity of Business Summit

Remarks of Edward Morris Director, Office of Space Commercialization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Washington Space Business Roundtable Luncheon Continuity of Business (via satellite) Summit U.S. Chamber of Commerce September 21, 2006 Good afternoon. I am

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Published Article on Economic Benefits of Second Civil GPS Signal

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The Office of Space Commercialization hired economist Irv Leveson to assess the economic productivity benefits of the new GPS L2C signal being introduced with the GPS Block IIR-M satellites. He published some of his findings in the July/August 2006 issue of

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Testimony from HASC Hearing on Space and U.S. National Power

Statement of Edward Morris Director, Office of Space Commercialization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Department of Commerce Hearing on Space and U.S. National Power Before the Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces U.S. House of Representatives June

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Public Media Forum on Next Generation GPS for Enhanced Business Productivity

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On January 25, 2006, Deputy Secretary of Commerce David Sampson announced the public availability of the second civil GPS signal (L2C) from the recently launched GPS IIR-M satellite. View speech at commerce.gov Sampson spoke during a public media forum at the

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