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April 20, 2016 AT 7:09 pm

QH-1 GPS Jammer Operation and Review

This is less of a teardown than it is of an inspection of a GPS signal generator. That said, I am curious about some of those exposed pads on the mainboard 😉

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A jammer can block radio communications on devices that operates on a given radio frequencies within its range (i.e., within a certain distance of the jammer) by emitting a noise radio carrier. A GPS jammer generates a 1575.42 Mhz interference to prevent your GPS unit from receiving correct positioning signals. The GPS jammer is typically a small, self-contained, battery powered and transmit signal over a small radius. Though illegal to use, these low-tech devices can be bought on the internet for as little as $25.

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