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NATIONAL SPACE-BASED PNT ADVISORY BOARD, May 16-17, 2018, Baltimore, MD

The National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Board will meet May 16-17, 2018 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD.  More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

 

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, and the President's 2004 U.S. Space-Based Positioning, 
Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Policy, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the National Space-Based 
Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board.

DATES: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Thursday, 
May 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Harborview Ballroom, 300 
South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James J. Miller, Designated 
Federal Officer, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, 
NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4417, fax (202) 358-
4297, or jj.miller@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the seating capacity of the room. It is imperative that the meeting be 
held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key 
participants. Visitors will be requested to sign a visitor's register.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

 Update on U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing 
(PNT) Policy and Global Positioning System (GPS) modernization
 Current and planned GPS capabilities and services while 
assessing future PNT architecture alternatives with a focus on 
affordability
 Methods in which to Protect, Toughen, and Augment (PTA) access 
to GPS/Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) services in key 
domains for multiple user sectors
 Economic impacts of GPS/GNSS on the United States and in 
select international regions, with a consideration towards effects of 
potential PNT service disruptions if radio spectrum interference is 
introduced
 Potential benefits, perceived vulnerabilities, and any 
proposed regulatory constraints to accessing foreign Radio Navigation 
Satellite Service (RNSS) signals in the U.S. and subsequent impacts on 
multi-GNSS receiver markets
 Opportunities for enhancing the interoperability of GPS with 
other emerging international GNSS
 Emerging trends and requirements for PNT services in U.S. and 
international fora through PNT Board technical assessments, including 
back-up services for terrestrial, maritime, aviation, and space users

Details

Start:
May 16 @ 3:00 pm
End:
May 17 @ 11:00 pm