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Problem: The Global Positioning System (GPS): Control SegmentWhat is the meaning of selective availability in GPS?
(A) The deliberate degradation of the GPS signal
(B) The encryption of the P code transmissions
(C) The licensing of all GPS receivers by the federal government
(D) The shutdown of selected satellites by the control segment
This is problem 12(11-7) from the new second edition of 1001 Solved Surveying problems by Jan Van Sickle. Reprinted with permission from 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle (1997, 728 pp., Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.