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Request for Public Comment of Draft L5 Civil Signal Interface Control Document (ICD)

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Department of the Air Force, DoD.


Notice and Request for Review and Comment of Draft ICD-GPS-705.


This notice informs the public that the Global Positioning System (GPS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has released the current draft of ICD-GPS-705, NAVSTAR GPS Space Segment/User Segment L5 Interfaces, for public review and comment. This ICD describes the interface characteristics of L5, a signal to be incorporated into the GPS system for the benefit of the civilian community. The draft ICD can be reviewed at the following web site: Select the “GPS Library” option, then select the “GPS Public” tab, and then select the “Public Documents” selection. Hyperlinks to the draft ICD and review instructions are provided. The reviewer should save the draft ICD to a local memory location prior to opening and performing the review. All comments and their resolutions will be posted to the web site.


Submit comments to SMC/CZER, 2420 Vela Way, Suite 1467, El Segundo, CA 90245-4659, ATTN: 1st Lt Reginald C. Victoria. A comment matrix is provided for your convenience at the web site and is the preferred method of comment submittal. Comments may be submitted to the following Internet address: Comments may also be sent by fax to (310) 363-6387.


The suspense date for comment submittal is July 17, 2001. The following schedule of events is anticipated:

ICD-705 Posted on GPS public web page: June 5, 2001.

Comment Submittal Suspense Date: July 17, 2001.

Government Response to Comments Suspense Date: July 25, 2001.

Tentative Interface Control Working Group Meeting Date: July 26, 2001.

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Capt Eric Y. Moore, Configuration Management Processes Coordinator, (310) 363-5117, or 1st Lt Reginald C. Victoria, ICD-GPS-705 Point of Contact, (310) 363-6329, GPS JPO System Engineering Division, address above.

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The civilian and military communities use the Global Positioning System, which employs a constellation of 24 satellites Start Printed Page 32797to provide continuously transmitted signals to enable appropriately configured GPS user equipment to produce accurate position, navigation and time information.

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Janet A. Long,

Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-15200 Filed 6-15-01; 8:45 am]