Removing the worst cruft

Hal Murray hmurray at
Sun Jul 24 07:26:41 UTC 2016

esr at 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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