Boost for LORAN

Khalifa, Daisy Ridgway
March 2008
Sea Power;Mar2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p50
The article reports on the plan to upgrade the 24 LORAN-C stations to a more robust GPS backup system, dubbed eLORAN. The implementation of eLORAN is endorsed by the Department of Homeland Security. According to Captain Matthew M. Blizard, commanding officer at the Coast Guard's Navigation Center, a mariner can pick up the strongest signal from six or eight eLORAN stations and get the best geometry and get a good fix.


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