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Tustin PD First in SoCal to Deploy GPS Technology to Track Fleeing Suspect Vehicles

On a closed street near the blimp hangars in Tustin, a TPD patrol car speeds up in pursuit of a white Dodge Caravan. 30 mph. 40 mph. 50 mph. The patrol car stays within manageable sight of the van when … Continue reading

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Man fined $32,000 for Jamming GPS Aircraft Tracking System

The Federal Communications Commission has fined a Readington, New Jersey man nearly $32,000 after concluding he interfered with Newark Liberty International Airport’s satellite-based tracking system when he used an illegal GPS jamming device in his pickup truck to hide his … Continue reading

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U.K. Looks To 1950s Technology for GPS Fall Back

A technology that dates back to the 1950s is being trialed in the world’s busiest shipping lanes to provide highly-accurate navigation that is not dependent on the weak, and easily jammed, satellite signals. Called eLoran, the system uses high-power, low-frequency, … Continue reading

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Riverside OK’s New GPS Mapping System for Sheriff

The acquisition of a mobile mapping system that will enable Riverside County sheriff’s deputies to more quickly locate crime scenes and other hot spots was approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. In a 4-0 vote, with Supervisor Jeff Stone … Continue reading

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