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How to get the most out of Loran-C by Robert F. Dugan

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Published by Extension Service, Oregon State University in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English


  • Loran -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Electronics in navigation.,
  • Radar in navigation.

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Statementby Robert F. Dugan and Daniel A. Panshin.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
SeriesMarine electronics, SG / Oregon State University, Extension Marine Advisory Program -- 54., Sea grant (Corvallis, Or.) -- 54.
ContributionsPanshin, Daniel A., Oregon State University. Extension Service., Oregon State University. Marine Advisory Program.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17722977M

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But the improvement of electronics through this period was so rapid that it was only a few years before Loran-C units of similar size and cost were available. This led to the decision to open Loran-C to civilian use in By the late s the Coast Guard was in the midst of phasing out Loran-A in favour of additional Loran-C chains. F1 INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Background: The Green Book It is now more than ten years since the United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued COMDINST M, Loran-C User Handbook (the so-called Green Book because of the original color of its cover) in May of This handbook soon proved very popular and went through several printings. LORAN-C SIGNAL CHARACTERISTICS STATIONS. Loran-C transmitters are organized into chains of 3, 4 or 5 stations. Within a chain, one station is designated "Master" (M) while the other "Secondary" stations identified by the letters W, X, Y and Z. Different secondary designations are used depending on the number of station in a chain. Prior to LORAN-C, anglers used a chart, ruler and compass to navigate. Finding the way out and home again was time consuming, distracting and sometimes dangerous. When most people mention LORAN, they refer to LORAN C which is a refinement of earlier LORAN systems. LORAN C is widely misunderstood and does have it's peculiarities.

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