Vast Coalition Seeks Reversal of Ligado Order

The same 91 signers also sent an identical letter to President Biden.

 April 24, 2023 

Dear Senators and Members of Congress:

Last year, many of the undersigned wrote in reflection of the unprecedented opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Ligado Order (1) across the vast federal and commercial user base of Global Positioning System (GPS), satellite communications and weather forecasting services. Three years after adoption of the Order, as eight petitions for reconsideration remain pending, (2) we again urge you to work together with the FCC to stay and ultimately set aside the Order. (3) Critically, this is now necessitated by the crucial, previously unavailable information that was produced at the direction of Congress: the independent technical review undertaken by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS(4)analyzing the potential interference issues related to the Ligado Order.

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