[amsat-bb] Re: Good Night, Loran

Dave Guimont dguimon1 at san.rr.com
Tue Feb 9 21:44:19 PST 2010

>Minor clarification, Loran-A was used from WW-2 until it was turned 
>off in the 1980's I believe. The current system, Loran-C was in 
>commercial use starting in the late 70's. When Loran-C was used for 
>returning to a previously stored waypoint, it's accuracy was almost 
>as good as current GPS and better than the early "dithered" 
>commercial GPS service.

Loran is all we had WWII and on,.... with radio silence and an 
overcast to prevent celestial nav it was pretty hard to find the 
carrier without it!!!

            73, Dave, WB6LLO
                dguimon1 at san.rr.com

                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 

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