THE STATE OF LORAN-C AND OMEGA SYSTEMS OF RADIONAVIGATION

In a joint Department of Transportation and Department of Defense Recommendation for Radionavigation Systems promulgated in March 1974, both the OMEGA and Loran-C systems of radionavigation were declared necessary to meet U.S. national needs. The document recommended approval of the Department of Transportation proposal that radionavigation system planning by the United States for its maritime region consist of Loran-C to meet the precision needs of civil users in the Coastal Confluence Zone (CCZ), and OMEGA to provide the worldwide enroute general purpose use. The paper discusses the current status of these two important electronic aids to navigation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Symposium Papers presented at RTCM Assembly Meeting April 17-20, 1978, Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada. With participation of International Association of Great Lakes Ports. Volume 2, Navigation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    /Federal Communications Commission
    Washington, DC  United States  20554
  • Authors:
    • Haislip, D T
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 2.C
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1979 12:00AM