OVERVIEW OF OMEGA SIGNAL COVERAGE

Radha R. Gupta, Peter B. Morris

Peer Reviewed

Abstract: Successful use of the OMEGA Navigation System requires external information on the system coverage (i.e., spatial and temporal accessibility of “usable” signals from the OMEGA system) in selecting OMEGA signals for position fix computations. This paper reviews the published OMEGA signal coverage information and describes in detail the type (and basis) of the coverage information currently disseminated by the U.S. Coast Guard OMEGA Navigation System Center. Assessments of the worldwide coverage provided by the system and the impact of OMEGA transmitting station outages on the system coverage are also given.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 33, Number 3
Pages: 223 - 249
Cite this article: Gupta, Radha R., Morris, Peter B., "OVERVIEW OF OMEGA SIGNAL COVERAGE", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 33, No. 3, Fall 1986, pp. 223-249.
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