[time-nuts] Loran Europe Lessay seems to be back on air?

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Thu Jan 7 01:26:11 EST 2016


The 2015 shutdown was of the Research Information Network, but I guess the OP may have meant the Royal Institute of Navigation? Hard to believe anyone responsible from the latter would decry eLoran, unless perhaps the operational cost was seen to be unreasonable.

On 2016-01-06 18:39, Alan Melia wrote:
> Yeah well its all done by computers now you dont need qualified navigators, the Captain can easily run it aground on his own :-)) It took a little longer than dumping ROs but not much.
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> Alan
> G3NYK
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Inglis" <Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca>
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> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Loran Europe Lessay seems to be back on air?
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>> On 2016-01-04 14:11, Alan Melia wrote:
>>> I remember being told by a senior member of the RIN that he thought it was a "dead duck" and a waste of money.
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>> It appears someone also thought RIN was a "dead duck" and a waste of money as it too shut down at the end of 2015!

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



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