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NATL SPACE-BASED PNT ADVISORY BOARD, Nov 15-16, 2017, Redondo Beach, CA

The National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board will meet November 15-16, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel, 300 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA.

Details are 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, November 15, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and 
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel, 300 North Harbor 
Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Federal Official, Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, 
NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4417, fax (202) 358-
4297, or [email protected].

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.
     Prioritize current and planned GPS capabilities and 
services while assessing future PNT architecture alternatives with a 
focus on affordability.
     Examine 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.
     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.
     Explore opportunities for enhancing the interoperability 
of GPS with other emerging international GNSS.
     Examine 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.


November 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am
November 16, 2017 @ 10:00 pm