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Lightsquared killed by Federal Officials!

posted Feb 18, 2012, 1:43 PM by Greg Jewett   [ updated Feb 19, 2012, 6:15 PM ]
Good News for Geocachers! :-)

(AP) — Federal officials plan to kill a private company's plans to start a national high-speed wireless broadband network after concluding it would in some cases jam personal-navigation and other GPS devices.

The Federal Communications Commission said it will seek public comment as early as Tuesday on revoking LightSquared's permit after a federal agency that coordinates wireless signals, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, concluded that there's no way to mitigate potential interference.

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