[time-nuts] AUSTRON MODEL 2100F Conversion
jfor at quik.com
Mon Oct 4 20:40:32 UTC 2010
Maybe we should ship all the old Austrons and other LORAN stuff to the
Chairpol in charge of the Coast Guard, collect.
> Don't think any of it mattered.
> The goal was to save the operating costs to show that we are thrifty bunch
> in government.
> I was caught a bit off guard I did check my references/standards in late
> July even early august. Had looked for notices and missed them.
> Would have taken final checks.
> Oh well. I am looking forward to listening for Europe and perhaps even
> getting a lock in the winter. It simply will not be as it was anyhow. Long
> path distortions.
> At least the austrons can be used as very very nice frequency comparators.
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 3:56 PM, Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com> wrote:
>> That would explain why my 2100T hasn't worked since I got back
>> from vacation.
>> When the US chains shut down, the commerce department said it would
>> continue those stations that serviced Canada (because of treaties),
>> until November 2010. I guess Canada decided it didn't need that long.
>> I tried during the deliberation process to put some input into the
>> but it was refused because I only used the frequency and timing
>> The powers that be were only interested in how shutting down Loran would
>> affect the transportation industry.
>> I wonder if they had a clue about how many small businesses they were
>> to impact when they shut down?
>> -Chuck Harris
>> paul swed wrote:
>>> I'll be, I missed it US and Canadian Loran C shut down 1 Aug.. So
>>> pick up Europe or build a loran c sim.
>>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:06 AM, paul swed<paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> The new link does indeed work.
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