[time-nuts] UK Loran Off Air

Alan Melia alan.melia at btinternet.com
Thu Oct 11 08:56:47 EDT 2018


Hi Nigel, NPL stopped monitoring Loran several years back now (before 2000). 
Even my semi-formal contacts via the old T&F Club no longer respond even on 
MSF problems. (He may have retired by now :-))   )

Alan
G3NYK

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>
> Hi Nigel, NPL have no involvement with eLoran, the contract for that is 
> from
> Trinity House. The site operator is Babcock International........but I 
> doubt
> anyone there will admit to knowing what is going on.
>
> Hi Alan,
>
> I was aware of that, and it's a bit of a long shot anyway, but just 
> thought NPL might be a bit more accessible,
> even if only on an informal basis:-)
>
> I think the last "official" notice from Trinity house was the 
> discontinuation notice in 2015, but there still seems
> to be ongoing discussion regarding this and other options for a GPS backup 
> service so again thought there
> might be an awareness in NPL, but anything from anywhere would be 
> welcome:-)
>
> https://rin.org.uk/blogpost/1706945/RIN-Blog?tag=Trinity+House
>
> Nigel, GM8PZR
>
>
>
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