[time-nuts] eLoran test 6 Feb for almost 2 months

Ruslan Nabioullin rnabioullin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 03:05:29 EST 2017

On 02/03/2017 09:53 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
> With reasonable gear, you can pick up the European Loran chains in
> the US on a regular basis. You can also pick up the Russian system
> that runs on the same frequency. The gotcha there is that you are
> looking at “skywave” rather than “ground wave” signals to some
> degree. That degrades their value for timing or for navigation. (Yes,
> it is all a lot more complicated that than very simple / quick
> summary).

Oh wow, I did not know that LORAN reception is adequate over such long 
distances.  So Chayka is essentially compatible with Loran-C frequency 
transfer receivers?  And is it still online?  If so, it could be used as 
a fallback in the unfortunate case that eLORAN R&D projects in the US fail.


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