Jamming trial impacting GNSS (GPS): 12 – 16 Oct, Scottish West Coast – Drones Information


There will be interference activity 12-October, 16th (including) influencing the airspace in and around the Scottish west coast near the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides.

The activity can affect GNSS-based navigation and timing devices. Jamming can affect systems with an AMSL of up to 40,000 ft in a radius of up to 90 nm from N 57 ° 28.34 ’, W 005 ° 52.31

GPS deceptive jamming (spoofing)
4.1. GNSS deceptive jamming (spoofing) takes place on the following frequencies;
4.1.1. 1557 MHz – 1612 MHz (GNSS L1 / E1 band)
4.1.2. 1215 MHz – 1256 MHz (GNSS L2 band)
4.1.3. 1160 MHz – 1214 MHz (GNSS L5 / E5 band)

Affected systems may fail temporarily or completely during the tests. The activity takes place between 0800 and 2000 UTC. For more information, see the AIP Briefing Sheet on the NATS AIS website.

SW2020 / 225

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