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

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 20:28:08 EDT 2010


Sad to see.

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>wrote:

>
> Alaska's tallest structure has toppled to the ground in a controlled
> demolition using explosives.
>
> The 411m (1,350ft) Long Range Aids to Navigation (LORAN) tower on the
> Seward Peninsula was brought crashing down.
>
> The Coast Guard, who ordered the demolition, said the tower was
> deteriorating and at risk of collapse.
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8653754.stm
>
>
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