LORAN-C EXPANSION IN THE COASTAL CONFLUENCE ZONE

F. W. Mooney

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Abstract: on May 16,1974 The Secretary ofthe Department of Transportation announced the selection of Loran-C as the radio navigation system to serve the coastal confluence zone (CCZ). This paper addresses the implementation of Loran-C in the CCZ. Topics covered include proposed station location, coverage, turn-on schedule (where appropriate) and operational dates for each new chain. Detailed information will be presented concerning the West Coast, Western Canada, and Gulf of Alaska chains which are scheduled to be certified operational January 1,1977. This latter information will include the construction schedule, characteristics of the electronics equipment and power plants, plus individual station turn-on and chain calibration schedules.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 23, Number 3
Pages: 187 - 190
Cite this article: Mooney, F. W., "LORAN-C EXPANSION IN THE COASTAL CONFLUENCE ZONE", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 23, No. 3, Fall 1976, pp. 187-190.
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