Removing the worst cruft
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun Jul 24 07:26:41 UTC 2016
esr at thyrsus.com said:
> According to Wikipedia LORAN is dead. The principal station chains shut down
> in 1979-1980. Last live use was in China in the 1990s.
> What you are probably thinking of is DECCA, which was a hyperbolic radio
> navigation system (very similar operating principle to LORAN but better
> accuracy) deployed out of Great Britain with several station groups
> elsewhere in Northern Europe. It shut down in 2000. A Japanese station
> group continued operation until 2001.
I think DECCA is/was way way old.
I was thinking of eLoran. Looks like Britain pull the plug on their work the
end of last year after France and Germany (and Norway?) bailed.
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