[time-nuts] End of Loran-C in Europe confirmed.

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Dec 19 17:16:31 EST 2015


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In message <678A5344-8039-4145-89A9-223106955CAA at n1k.org>, Bob Camp writes:

>Each navigation chain requires 4 stations for navigation (one master to supply 
>timing and three slaves to triangulate against).

All the european LORSTAs are absolutely timed, that improved precision
dramatically.

You really only need 3 stations to navigate, but for typical layouts
the fourth station gives many more nautical square miles per buck
than the first three.

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