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Old 11 July 2008, 10:26   #1
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GPS jamming exercises

See this ref GPS jamming for certain areas. For info:-

We have been informed of the following GPS jamming exercises:


Dates: 22 to 26 September 2008.
Times: Short periods of three minutes up to three hours per day between 08:00 and 17:00 hrs.
Location: Sennybridge Training Area - N52 01.181’ W003 36.684’
Contact (during jamming exercise only) – 07766 134520


Dates: 13 to 24 October 2008.
Times: between 09:00 and 17:00 hrs.
Location: Sennybridge Training Area - within 5 km of N52 01.181’ W003 36.684’
Contact (during jamming exercise only) - 07766 134520
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what is this for ? some navy exercise ? or is it just me being stupid?

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what is this for ? some navy exercise ? or is it just me being stupid?

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Yup the Sennybridge area is in the Brecon Beacons - it's where there are a lot of army ranges and where the SAS do their training. The warning is put out because it could cause problems for walkers and pilots - there could be a problem for mariners as well as it's only about 30 miles from the sea.
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