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NATIONAL SPACE-BASED PNT ADVISORY BOARD, June 6-7, 2019, Alexandria, VA

The National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board will meet June 6-7, 2019 at the Westin Hotel, Alexandria Old Town, Alexandria VA.  The meeting on June 6 is 8:30 am – 5:30 pm ET and on June 7 is 9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET.

Further details are in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.  There is no indication the meeting will be webcast or otherwise available remotely.

 

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

DATES: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Friday, June 
7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The Westin Hotel, Alexandria Old Town, 400 Courthouse 
Square, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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. Visitors will be requested to sign a 
visitor's register.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:
     Examine methods in which to Protect, Toughen, and Augment 
(PTA) access to Global Positioning System (GPS)/Global Navigation 
Satellite Systems (GNSS) services in key domains for multiple user 
sectors.
     Examine emerging trends and requirements for PNT services 
in U.S. and international fora through PNT Advisory Board technical 
assessments, including back-up services for terrestrial, maritime, 
aviation, and space users.
     Update on U.S. Space-Based PNT Policy and GPS 
modernization.

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     Explore opportunities for enhancing the interoperability 
of GPS with other emerging international GNSS.
     Prioritize current and planned GPS capabilities and 
services while assessing future PNT architecture alternatives with a 
focus on affordability.
     Assess 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.
     Review the potential benefits, perceived vulnerabilities, 
and any proposed regulatory constraints to accessing foreign Radio 
Navigation Satellite Service (RNSS) signals in the United States and 
subsequent impacts on multi-GNSS receiver markets.
    It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.

 

Details

Start:
June 6 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 7 @ 11:00 pm