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Request for Public Comment of L5 Civil Signal Interface Specification (IS) Revision 3

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Department of the Air Force, DoD.


Notice and request for review/comment of IS-GPS-705 Revision 3.


This notice informs the public that the Global Positioning System (GPS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has released the current IS-GPS-705 dated 30 Sep 03, Navstar GPS Space Segment/User Segment L5 Interfaces, for public review and comment. This IS describes the interface characteristics of L5, a signal to be incorporated into the GPS system for the benefit of the civilian community. The IS can be reviewed at the following Web site: Click “System Engineering,” then click “Public Interface Control Working Group (ICWG)”. Hyperlinks to the IS and review instructions are provided. The reviewer should save the IS to a local memory location prior to opening and performing the review. All comments and their resolutions will be posted to the Web site.

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Submit comments to SMC/GPERC, 2420 Vela Way, Suite 1467, El Segundo CA 90245-4659. 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 1-310-363-6387.


The suspense date for comment submittal is November 14, 2003.

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GPERC, GPS JPO System Engineering Division at 1-310-363-2883, or write to the address above.

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

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Pamela D. Fitzgerald,

Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-28333 Filed 11-10-03; 8:45 am]