[time-nuts] The USCG really wants to bury Loran-C

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Sat May 1 12:37:26 UTC 2010


Hi

I suspect they will pretty much do the same with the rest of the system. If anybody wants "one last look" at their favorite transmitting site, now's the time to do it. It would be nice if NIST took over one of the east coast sites for a VLF station, but I see motion in that direction. 

Bob


On Apr 30, 2010, at 8:28 PM, paul swed wrote:

> Sad to see.
> 
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Alaska's tallest structure has toppled to the ground in a controlled
>> demolition using explosives.
>> 
>> The 411m (1,350ft) Long Range Aids to Navigation (LORAN) tower on the
>> Seward Peninsula was brought crashing down.
>> 
>> The Coast Guard, who ordered the demolition, said the tower was
>> deteriorating and at risk of collapse.
>> 
>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8653754.stm
>> 
>> 
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