Jamming trial impacting GNSS (GPS): 12 – 16 Oct, Scottish West Coast

Jamming activity will take place 12-16 October (inclusive) affecting airspace in and around the Scottish West Coast near the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides.

The activity may affect GNSS based navigation and timing devices.  Jamming may impact systems up to 40,000FT AMSL within a radius of up to 90NM of N 57° 28.34’, W 005° 52.31

GPS Deceptive Jamming (Spoofing)
4.1. GNSS deceptive jamming (spoofing) will take place on the following frequencies;
4.1.1. 1557 MHz – 1612 MHz (GNSS L1/E1 band)
4.1.2. 1215 MHz – 1256 MHz (GNSS L2 band)
4.1.3. 1160 MHz – 1214 MHz (GNSS L5/E5 band)

During the trials impacted systems may suffer intermittent or total failure.  Activity will take place between 0800-2000 UTC. For more details please see AIP Briefing Sheet on the NATS AIS website.


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