[time-nuts] The USCG really wants to bury Loran-C

Rob Kimberley rk at timing-consultants.com
Fri Apr 30 13:45:35 EDT 2010


Apparently when the transmission masts at Rugby were demolished they were on
a boat to China in a jiffy!!

Rob K

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Magnus Danielson
Sent: 30 April 2010 6:38 PM
To: time-nuts at febo.com
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] The USCG really wants to bury Loran-C

On 04/30/2010 07:27 PM, David Forbes wrote:
> Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>
>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8653754.stm
>>
>
> At least they didn't hit the building with the tower!
>
> I like how the BBC helpfully offers several more demolition videos at
> the end.

None of them seems to be the demolition of Big Ben, so time-keepers is 
safe beyond that of the downed Loran-C transmitter in Alaska. However, 
more antennas will be downed as Loran-C is decommissioned. Besides, I 
would not be surprised if they consider the value of the scrap metal as 
part of the economics.

Cheers,
Magnus

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