LORAN-C FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION PLAN

The report sets forth the following objectives of demonstrating terrestrial applications of LORAN-C, a radio navigation system, operated and maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard to determine the: (a) need for and costs of calibrating and of converting LORAN-C time difference values to other site location forms; (b) control display requirements as a function of system application; (c) costs and problems involved in training users; (d) steps required to implement a LORAN-C system in each of the application areas; (e) operational difficulties and to (f) document costs of implementation of a LORAN-C system. The report details demonstration scope, fiscal, temporal, evaluative criteria, and manpower requirements. Applications to be demonstrated are among those detailed in preceding report under this contract entitled, 'LORAN-C Conceptual Analysis.' Applications are distributed in three major categories: Automatic Vehicle Monitoring (AMV), Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) or Dispatch, and Site Registration.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Polhemus Navigation Sciences, Inc., Burlington, Vt.
  • Corporate Authors:

    New York State Department of Motor Vehicles

    Governor Nelson A Rockefeller Empire State Plaza
    Albany, NY  USA  12228

    Polhemus Navigation Sciences, Incorporated

    Burlington, VT  USA 

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147302
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-057 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-5-01234
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1981 12:00AM