TITLE

Boost for LORAN

AUTHOR(S)
Khalifa, Daisy Ridgway
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Sea Power;Mar2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36443772

 

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