On May 16,1974 the secretary of the 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.

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    Institute of Navigation

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  • Authors:
    • MOONEY, F W
  • Publication Date: 1976-11

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  • Accession Number: 00144263
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute of Navigation
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM