[time-nuts] Loran transmitters back on the air.
cfharris at erols.com
Fri Mar 2 04:39:37 UTC 2012
In my experience, Loran C will get you into a foot ball field
sized area of where you are going, day or nite, rain or shine.
The big difference is Loran C needs a more substantial antenna
than does GPS. I don't think you will be finding a reliable
Loran C receiver in a smart phone.
Hal Murray wrote:
> What sort of accuracy can I expect from a Loran type system?
> I assume the answer is "it depends", but I'm looking for the overview type
> answer. What does it depend upon? What are the ballpark type answers? What
> info should I be providing to get better answers?
> I assume it depends upon the distance from the transmitter. How much does it
> depend upon time-of-day type propagation delays?
> If I use GPS to determine my position, how much does a known good position
> help a Loran type system to determine timing at a that location? Assume I
> have months to calibrate the system.
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