[time-nuts] Is a FS700 useable in the USA?

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at screen.it
Sun Nov 6 11:07:55 EST 2011


Yes, I have seen that some old Loran receivers (like the Apollo 612B) have
fixed preprogrammed chain delays (GRIs) and others (like Raynav 520) can be
set with a variable delay.

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Magnus Danielson <
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> wrote:

> On 11/06/2011 12:25 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>
>> In message<F3429597-8C62-464A-82FA-C321B51FECF5 at flatironresearch.com>,
>> Scott H
>> arris writes:
>>
>>  I picked up a SRS FS700 LORAN-C frequency standard cheap and is
>>> seem to be functional, but I don't have the active antenna.
>>>
>>
>>  I live about 20 miles west of Boulder, CO.
>>>
>>
>> I seriously doubt you will get any kind of signal that the FS700 or
>> any other LORAN-C receiver can use.  Your nearest station may be
>> one of the Russian "Chayka" stations.
>>
>> PS: But I'm in the market for a cheap FS700, if you want to get
>> rid of it again, but we need to find a sensible way to ship it
>> to Denmark...
>>
>
> I would too be in the market for one, I'm in Sweden so I too get to see
> some LORAN-C. However, I recall there being some issue with the FS700 and
> support for European chains due to the chain delay settings.
>
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>
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