September 2010 Meeting Summary

Dr. Terence (Terry) McGurn gave a talk on the US Program to Identify, Geolocate, and Mitigate Sources of GPS Interference to the Southern California Section on Sep. 14, 2010 at NavCom Technology. There were about 15 in attendance. A brief bio follows, and the slides used during the meeting are attached.

Capsule Biography of Dr. McGurn:
Terry McGurn received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in 1969. Prior to that he was an Assistant Professor in the Dept of Physics at what is now the New Jersey Institute of Technology. After leaving Stevens he joined the Federal Government as an analyst, addressing issues of navigation, guidance, and control. He retired in 2000 after 31 years of service as a member of the Senior Executive Service. He now serves on the Positioning Navigation & Timing Advisory Board (PNTAB) of the Federal Agencies’ EXCOM. He also serves on the Independent Review Team supporting the Director, Air Force Space Command.

Slides: There Exists a US Program to Identify, Geolocate, and Mitigate Sources of GPS Interference, but are we Serious?