[time-nuts] Loran C sounds
paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 03:07:03 UTC 2010
Sure they might take a check for $36M or so.
As they have said without the yanks, its broke. So they will shut down
Its all about $$$$$$
On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 9:58 PM, J. Forster <jfor at quik.com> wrote:
> I wonder if there is any point in contacting the Canadians about keeping
> LORAN operating?
> > Unfortunately I had to travel during the shutdown. I had wanted to
> > But I fired up the austron and 59300 locks (Canadian LORAN)
> > Like you, I have only ever heard dual rate. Now its a steady patter until
> > Sept/Oct when even that will go away.
> > On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Rich and Marcia Putz <rputz at bnin.net>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi all;
> >> Just an aside, after hearing dual rated Lorsta Dana for the last 25
> >> years,
> >> it is interesting to now hear a single rated chain. Rather than the
> >> syncopated clatter of Dana, now just a smooth pitter! The east coast
> >> Canadian chain is much weaker here in northern Indiana than Dana (about
> >> 125
> >> miles air) but still quite copyable on my IC-725.
> >> As far as useability at this point, while Dana was still on I switched
> >> my
> >> 2100F over to GRI 5930 and it only took about 1/2 hour to be locked and
> >> start reading my Austron 1250 frequency numbers. I get my main frequency
> >> reference from a TAPR T-bolt, but the Austron 2100F was a fun
> >> experiment. I
> >> guess the next Loran adventure can be DXing chains.
> >> Regards; Rich
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